Suzanne Bartholomae

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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.

By: Brenda Schmitt and Suzanne Bartholomae and Laura Sternweis

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.

By: Barb Wollan and Suzanne Bartholomae and Laura Sternweis

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.

By: Suzanne Bartholomae

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

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.

 

By: Phyllis Zalenski and Suzanne Bartholomae

No matter how exciting the prospect of owning a home can be, the process of buying a home can be daunting. “A Place of Your Own,” an online home buyer education course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps Iowans be savvy consumers as they navigate this big purchase.

By: Suzanne Bartholomae and Laura Sternweis

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer several online trainings for child care providers this fall. Each training will be offered at two different times and taught by ISU Extension and Outreach human sciences specialists.

By: Ruth Litchfield and Suzanne Bartholomae

Service providers, volunteers and clergy members have established helping relationships with families and often assist in a range of issues, which frequently have a financial connection. ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a redesigned “Your Money, Your Goals” course to help these individuals empower people who are overwhelmed by their financial situation.

By: Phyllis Zalenski and Suzanne Bartholomae