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News - 2014 Archive

Treasurer Fitzgerald Helps Teachers Prepare Students for the Iowa Assessment Test

DES MOINES, Iowa –State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is offering Iowa teachers pencils to be distributed during the annual Iowa Assessment Test. The treasurer’s program, Prepare for the Basics, offers free #2 pencils to be distributed by teachers. Last year, the program distributed over 29,000 pencils to schools statewide. “Testing...
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State Treasury Invests in Iowa's Economy

DES MOINES, IA - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that Tuesday’s Invest in Iowa online auction was one of the most successful to date. All thirty-four of Iowa’s participating financial institutions received money, for a total of $57.5 million in deposits. “We use an auction format offering state deposits...
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College Savings Iowa Price Reduction Effective Today

DES MOINES, IA – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that College Savings Iowa has once again reduced its fees. “In the last decade we have had six price reductions, resulting in a 60% decrease in fees,” Fitzgerald said. “By consistently lowering fees over time, we are ensuring that...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Auctioning Off Spooktacular Items in eBay

Des Moines, IA – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald’s upcoming eBay auction just might have that unique item to complete your Halloween costume. Fitzgerald will host his next unclaimed property eBay auction beginning on October 13. “We will have an assortment of items up for bid, perfect accessories for Halloween,”...
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Successful Clay County Fair for “Treasure Hunters” and “Savers”

DES MOINES, IA --- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that many Clay County Fairgoers discovered lost treasures. “The Great Iowa Treasure Hunt and College Savings Iowa booth had another successful year at the Clay County Fair,” Fitzgerald said. “Over 900 claims of unclaimed property were discovered, totaling over $172,000.00,...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Encourages Iowans to Celebrate College Savings Month

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald has announced that Iowa is joining forces with states across the nation in declaring September as College Savings Month. During College Savings Month, families are encouraged to explore the benefits of saving through a 529 plan, such as College Savings Iowa. “College Savings Iowa provides...
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