Articles related to Finances

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 09:10

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are collaborating to offer training on “Your Money, Your Goals,” a financial empowerment toolkit for frontline workers.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 10:18

For many Iowans, the new year brings old bills – for holiday gifts, travel and other expenses – and ratchets up their financial stress. “Money Talk,” a workshop series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help Iowans learn to plan their spending throughout the year, as they address past holiday debt, lessen stress and prepare for their future.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 09:28

2017 has been a challenging year for farmers and 2018 may be similar. Crop profit margins are tight once again, as more farms face cash flow and working capital constraints. But farmers and their families don’t have to deal with the stress by themselves, says Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator of Iowa Concern, a program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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.