Articles related to Finances

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 13:43

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.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 13:56

Iowa State has begun to offer research-based financial education classes to residents of the Meskwaki Nation — a community it's been trying to reach for years — with care and attention given to learning the culture, building relationships and developing trust.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 09:07

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Specialist Carol Ehlers has been certified as an Accredited Financial Counselor by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education.

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 08:43

Iowa’s child care providers help young children be ready for school and future success. They can better focus on that important task if they aren’t worried about their financial security, says Carolyn Steckelberg, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 07:54

Before checking if the furniture fits, anyone looking to buy that first home needs to know if the budget fits. “A Place of Your Own,” from ISU Extension and Outreach, is an online course that provides consumers with decision making tools on whether now is a good time to buy a home.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:20

There's more to financial wellbeing than managing money. Iowans can explore their sense of financial wellbeing during “What about Me? My Wellbeing,” a workshop series from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 07:52

Responsible financial decision-making is a habit that develops through lifelong learning. But it’s a good idea for that learning to be underway by the time teens begin high school, says Mary M. Weinand, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 07:55

It takes time and practice to establish healthy financial habits. A good time to start is April, National Financial Literacy Month, says Sandra McKinnon, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 08:26

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.