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Treasurer Fitzgerald has Treasures for Valentine’s Day

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is looking to reunite owners this Valentine’s Day with their lost and forgotten cherished treasurers. “In addition to money, we have an assortment of mementos from safe deposit box contents waiting to be reclaimed,” Fitzgerald said. “The contents include pictures of...
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Outstanding Debt Obligations Increase 0.92%

Des Moines, IA—State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald reports that outstanding debt obligations for state and local governments in Iowa totaled $15.4 billion as of June 30, 2016. Overall, this represents an increase of 0.92% over last year, down from an all-time high of 26.3% at the turn of the century....
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State Treasury Conducts First Invest in Iowa Auction of 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online Invest in Iowa auction, $50 million will be deposited in 17 banks across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 1.06% on these six-month certificates of deposit. “Our...
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2017 Robert D. Blue Scholarship Application is Available Online

DES MOINES, Iowa - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that the application for the 2017 Robert D. Blue Scholarship is available online at Any graduates of an Iowa high school who plan to attend college in Iowa for the 2017-2018 school year are eligible to apply. Awards...
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College Savings Iowa Cuts Costs Again

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that College Savings Iowa has once again reduced its fees. “In the last decade we have had seven price reductions, resulting in over a 65% decrease in fees in ten years,” Fitzgerald said. “By consistently lowering fees over time, we are ensuring that...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Offers Tips to Protect Your Gift Cards

DES MOINES, IA – Over the years, gift cards have become one of the most popular gift items to give and receive. State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald wants Iowa consumers to make sure they take full advantage of their gift cards. “Each year, gift cards go unused because the cards...
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Great Iowa Treasure Hunt Gears Up for Fall Publication

DES MOINES, IA -- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald’s Great Iowa Treasure Hunt fall publication is scheduled to be released soon. The soon-to-be-published list contains the most recent unclaimed property names that were added to the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. “The upcoming publication has the most up-to-date unclaimed property listings...
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Bountiful Treasures Awaits Iowans This Thanksgiving

DES MOINES, IA – Thanksgiving Day brings the annual gathering of family, friends, food and festivities, some of the best treasures a person could be thankful for. State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald knows his office has a bounty of its own with the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. “A quick search...
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Celebrate College Savings Month with College Savings Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa – With College Savings Month coming to an end, State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald wants to remind Iowans to take advantage of College Savings Iowa’s $1,000 giveaway and educational video. The explanatory video teaches parents, grandparents and others about the facts and myths of 529 savings plans and...
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