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Cynthia Needles Fletcher
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Small changes can have a big impact for long-term financial security. This is the message of a new financial management course for K-12 educators offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “Small Change: Building Financial Security” will be offered at several locations throughout the state beginning in late September.
Children are more likely to build money management skills and develop sound financial habits when what they learn at school is reinforced at home. A new curriculum from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps teachers and parents work together to increase financial literacy in Iowa youth
It’s a scary time for Iowans who are suddenly out of work and struggling to pay their bills. Many have never filed for unemployment before and are unsure how to access community assistance and resources. To help Iowans navigate this crisis, ISU Extension and Outreach’s family finance program specialists are providing one-on-one financial conversations.
The foodservice industry has been particularly hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic as schools, restaurants and other food-serving establishments remain closed. To help foodservice workers navigate this crisis, ISU Extension and Outreach’s family finance program specialists are providing one-on-one financial conversations.