State Treasurer of Iowa

State Treasurer of Iowa News: 2019 Second Quarter Newsletter

Earlier this month, I announced a portion of Iowa’s IJOBS bonds were refinanced in order to save the State money. We sold new bonds and used the proceeds to pay off the bonds that were issued in 2009. The borrowing rate came in at 2.64%, nearly 2% less than the...
This May, you can celebrate 529 Day with College Savings Iowa. May 29 is 529 Day, the national celebration of college savings plans around the country to showcase the importance of saving for our children’s future. My office is celebrating 529 Day by giving away a $529 College Savings Iowa...
Since 1983, the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt has returned over $261 million to more than 592,000 individuals. Each year, millions of dollars are turned over to my office as lost and abandoned. Unclaimed property comes in many forms such as savings and checking accounts, stocks, uncashed checks, life insurance policies,...
Mark your calendar, August is “ABLE to Save Month.” Iowa, along with other states and organizations around the country, designate August as “ABLE to Save Month” in an effort to increase awareness about ABLE accounts and to encourage those with disabilities and their families to start building their financial futures....
Your credit score is one of the most important measures of your creditworthiness. It’s important for Iowans to understand what impacts their credit score. Understanding what goes into your calculation can make the difference when trying to build or maintain good credit. Here are the factors affecting your credit: Payment...
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