Finances

Local Highlights

May 23, 2019

When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. Learn how to get more for your money and how to save money for your financial goals.

November 1, 2016

In the changing world of health insurance, understanding your options enables you to make the best choice for your situation.

Little girl stacking coins
September 2, 2016

Adult money habits start to form as early as preschool

Daughter caregiver
August 2, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach offers ‘Finances of Caregiving’ for family caregivers

Shopping bags
July 27, 2016

No sales tax is charged on clothing and footwear items priced under $100

Statewide Resources

  • Whether you are just starting out or already well-established, smart financial management is a priority for almost everyone!  Join the conversation with your ideas and questions as our Family Finance specialists share tips and resources about making good financial decisions.

  • If you are looking for ways to improve your finances, this FREE online course is for you! Focused on managing money, the course also addresses dealing with debt, building financial security, and family communication about money.

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services. Call the hotline at 800-447-1985.

  • The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for low to moderate income Iowans.  Access income tax resources and find a VITA location near you.

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