State Treasurer of Iowa

General Treasury - 2020 Archive

No Tricks: State Treasurer Fitzgerald’s Great Halloween Return

DES MOINES, Iowa --- No tricks here, State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald may have a treat for Iowans in time for Halloween. Over $394 million in treats are waiting for Iowans in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt in the form of unclaimed property. “The real fright this Halloween would be passing...
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Avoiding the Statistic: Treasurer Fitzgerald’s Advice on Estate Planning

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald’s Great Iowa Treasure Hunt includes many properties for deceased Iowans. “When an individual doesn’t do the proper planning, it can make a difficult time even more complicated,” Fitzgerald said. “I know estate planning can be a sensitive topic to discuss with family,...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Bringing Awareness to National Retirement Security Month

DES MOINES, Iowa -- National Retirement Security Month is nationally recognized in October to raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement. State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is using this opportunity to inform Iowans about the importance of planning for your future. “During this month, all Iowans should review...
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Celebrating Working Individuals with Disabilities

National Disability Employment Awareness Month is an annual observation coordinated by the U.S. Department of Labor each October. The goal of the month is to educate employers and others on disability employment issues as well as celebrate the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme “Increasing Access and...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Refinances IJOBs Bonds to Save $46.6 Million

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is pleased to announce a $46.6 million savings for the State. On August 25, 2020, Fitzgerald refinanced a portion of Iowa’s IJOBS bonds. The State sold new bonds and used the proceeds to pay off the bonds that were issued in 2010. “Similar to refinancing your...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Announced Vision Iowa Bonds Are Paid Off

DES MOINES, IA – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced Iowa has paid off the Vision Iowa Bonds issued 20 years ago. “Vision Iowa was a program created to bolster tourism and recreation projects across the state and was funded through selling bonds,” said Fitzgerald. “Just as people celebrate ‘burning their...
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