State Treasurer of Iowa

State Treasurer of Iowa News: 2017 Third Quarter

To celebrate 529 College Savings Day, my office and College Savings Iowa held a Facebook giveaway for a $529 account. We had almost 2,000 entries over the week leading up to May 29th (529 Day). Coming up in September, we’ll be celebrating College Savings Month and those who follow our... Read More on College Savings Month is on the Horizon!
Over the years, the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt has returned millions of dollars in unclaimed property to Iowans. In June, I had the pleasure of reuniting John Potash of Sioux City with his lost safe deposit box contents. The box was turned over to the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt as... Read More on Sioux City Resident Reunited with Lost Safe Deposit Box Contents
Earlier this spring, my office launched IAble, a savings program designed to help persons with disabilities and their families save to achieve a better life experience. For the first time, individuals with disabilities can save for disability-related expenses without losing their eligibility for certain assistance programs, like Social Security Income... Read More on How to Use the Savings in your IAble Account
Since 1998, my office has been dedicated to helping Iowans save for the future education of their loved ones through our College Savings Iowa 529 Plan. However, as the cost of post-secondary education continues to rise, I have grown increasingly aware of the importance of other funding sources to help... Read More on Tip from the Treasurer: Scholarships, Grants and Loans, Oh My!
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