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State Treasurer of Iowa News: 2017 Fourth Quarter

A stop at my Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth during the Iowa State Fair paid off for many fairgoers. 

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Last month, we learned that over half of the United States’ adult population was affected by the Equifax data breach. The breach lasted around six weeks – between mid-May through the end of July – and the hackers received access to people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver’s license numbers. More than 200,000 credit card numbers were also stolen.

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College Savings Iowa recently celebrated College Savings Month during the month of September. College Savings Month is a nationally recognized celebration of 529 plans around the country, and is used to raise awareness and participation for those interested in saving for college. 

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Since IAble’s inception in February of this year, we have received many questions regarding parent and guardian access to IAble accounts. With IAble, a savings program for persons with disabilities, a parent or legally appointed person can open and manage an account on behalf of his/her child or dependent, if certain conditions are met.

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This fall, Iowa Student Loan is sponsoring a giveaway of fifty $1,000 College Savings Iowa accounts. This giveaway is open to parents and/or guardians of Iowa middle or high school students (grades 6 through 12). 

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