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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.
Money often plays a role when people are trying to reach their goals or deal with difficult issues in their lives. “Your Money, Your Goals,” a course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is specifically designed for professionals and volunteers who want to help others with their finances.
ISU Extension and Outreach specialists are encouraging Iowa consumers to take the first step and visit Equifax’s website to determine if their information has been exposed.
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.
Talking about money and goals may be difficult for frontline workers who are focused on helping people address other issues. The “Your Money, Your Goals” financial empowerment toolkit and workshop assist nonprofit groups, social service providers and others in helping their clients move toward financial stability and self-sufficiency.