Finances

Local Highlights

May 23, 2019

When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. Learn how to get more for your money and how to save money for your financial goals.

graduation cap and diploma
November 16, 2018

Informal education session to be held on November 26th, covering all things FAFSA- when to apply to be eligible for the best award, how to apply for student and guardian ID's, and a question and answer session. 

STEM
September 6, 2017

Warren County Extension is excited to host its first public STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) Festival at the Warren County Historical Museum in conjunction with Log Cabin Days. 

November 1, 2016

In the changing world of health insurance, understanding your options enables you to make the best choice for your situation.

Little girl stacking coins
September 2, 2016

Adult money habits start to form as early as preschool

Statewide Resources

  • Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. Complete this online course to prepare yourself for buying a home and shopping for a mortgage that works for you!

  • The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for low to moderate income Iowans.  Access income tax resources and find a VITA location near you.

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services. Call the hotline at 800-447-1985.

  • If you are looking for ways to improve your finances, this FREE online course is for you! Focused on managing money, the course also addresses dealing with debt, building financial security, and family communication about money.

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Our family finance programs and resources can help you get more for your money, save for your financial goals, and help build your money management skills.

  • Whether you are just starting out or already well-established, smart financial management is a priority for almost everyone!  Join the conversation with your ideas and questions as our Family Finance specialists share tips and resources about making good financial decisions.

  • Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Resources on farm management and finances.

  • ICIP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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