Jan Monahan

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December can be the season for financial stress, but Iowans don’t have to take on that stress by themselves. Iowa Concern, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help – with a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities and a website available 24/7 at no charge.

 

By: Jan Monahan and Margaret VanGinkel

The Northwest Area Education Association and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach invite Iowa educators to learn how to teach the High School Financial Planning Program April 24 in Sioux City. The workshop will feature this curriculum that addresses student hands-on learning in money management, borrowing, earning power, investing, financial services and insurance.

By: Carol Ehlers and Jan Monahan and Laura Sternweis

For many Iowans, the new year brings old bills – for holiday gifts, travel and other expenses – and ratchets up their financial stress. “Money Talk,” a workshop series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help Iowans learn to plan their spending throughout the year, as they address past holiday debt, lessen stress and prepare for their future.

By: Jan Monahan and Laura Sternweis

Is now a good time to buy your first home? To answer that question, sign up for “A Place of Your Own,” an online course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This homebuyer education e-course helps people learn about the home-buying process and prepare to become first-time homeowners.

By: Jan Monahan and Suzanne Bartholomae and Laura Sternweis