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Program Helps Iowa Caregivers Plan for Long-term Financial Security

August 2, 2016, 8:54 am | Brenda Schmitt, Suzanne Bartholomae, Laura Sternweis

Many Iowans eventually will be providing some level of care for an elderly parent or relative. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is piloting “Finances of Caregiving,” a program to help Iowans protect their own long-term financial security as they plan for taking on a caregiving role.

Iowa Tax Credits Can Help Parents

March 6, 2012, 1:15 pm | Barb Wollan, Joyce Lash, Erin Fosselman

Iowa tax law includes two tax credits to help families with pre-school and school-aged children. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family finance program specialists talk about the Iowa Tuition and Textbook Credit and the Early Childhood Development Credit.