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News - 2012 Archive - Page 2

Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald Hands Out Treats for Halloween

DES MOINES, IA --- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announces that he has over $238 million in treats waiting for Iowans in the form of unclaimed property in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. “There’s no trick involved in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt – only treats for those who find...
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College Savings Iowa Reaches $3 Billion

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that College Savings Iowa has reached $3 billion in assets. “Families are taking advantage of the benefits of saving with College Savings Iowa,” Fitzgerald said. “We are thrilled the Plan has continued to grow at such an exciting pace. More and more families...
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State Treasurer Returns $150 Million Back to its Rightful Owners

Des Moines, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt has crossed a milestone. “I’m very excited to announce that since I created this program in 1983, we’ve returned $150 million through the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt,” Fitzgerald said. “We will continue to reach...
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A Message from State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald

For families already busy juggling the demands of work and home, college planning might seem like the last thing to worry about. However, with the cost of a higher education rising faster than inflation, nearly every family will face the problem of how to pay for it when the time...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Encourages Iowans to Celebrate College Savings Month

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald recently announced that Iowa has joined forces with other states in declaring September as College Savings Month. College Savings Month is a time when families are encouraged to explore the benefits of saving through a 529 plan like College Savings Iowa. “As a way to raise...
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Iowa State Fairgoers Are United With Lost Treasures

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt had another successful year at the Iowa State Fair. “Over 8,000 claims of unclaimed property were discovered, totaling over $2 million," said Fitzgerald. "The largest treasure found during this annual event was $41,084.96. This was certainly an exceptional...
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College Bound Children Share Career Ambitions With State Treasurer Fitzgerald

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that 95% of the children that participated in College Savings Iowa's annual State Fair survey show getting a college education is a necessary step to achieving their dreams and career aspirations. “Iowa children are already thinking about their futures,” stated...
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College Savings Iowa Announces New Lower Fees for Participants

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that the College Savings Iowa 529 Plan has reduced its fees by over 20%. “This marks the fourth time in five years that College Savings Iowa has been able to reduce its fees,” said Treasurer Fitzgerald. “This means more money stays in the account...
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