State Treasurer of Iowa

State Treasurer of Iowa News: 2016 Third Quarter

Make sure to stop by the College Savings Iowa and Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booths to learn more about the treasurer’s programs! Fairgoers can register for a chance to win a $1,000 College Savings Iowa account or search their names in our unclaimed property database. “The Fair offers us the... Read More
State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald’s Great Iowa Treasure Hunt has reached another huge milestone. The program has returned unclaimed property to over half-a-million rightful owners. “Since 1983, we have returned $214 million through the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt to over 500,000 past and present Iowans,” Fitzgerald said. “This milestone reinforces... Read More
Treasurer Fitzgerald’s College Savings Iowa Plan is celebrating its 18th birthday this year and is off to college and adulthood itself. Families who invested at the very start of the plan 18 years ago for their newborns are now sending their kids off to college with wonderful savings and less... Read More
After the excitement of graduation and summer vacation wears off, college-bound students and their parents begin preparing for life’s next big adventure. For many young adults, this offers the first opportunity to manage money without the oversight of parents. These three tips will ensure students get the most from their... Read More
Last month, my office refinanced the I-JOBS and Fort Madison Prison bonds, accruing a total savings of $45 million for Iowa taxpayers. “Iowa’s strong financial position and historically low interest rates made the refinancing a great success,” Fitzgerald emphasized. In 2009, the state sold bonds to finance I-JOBS, a program... Read More
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