State Treasurer of Iowa

State Treasurer of Iowa News: 2019 Third Quarter Newsletter

Earlier this month, I announced August is Able to Save Month. Iowa partnered with the ABLE National Resource Center along with other states and organizations around the country in an effort to increase awareness about ABLE accounts and to encourage those with disabilities and their families to start building their...
This September, my office and College Savings Iowa are celebrating College Savings Month, the month-long celebration of 529 savings plans. Be sure to take the time during this College Savings Month to learn more about College Savings Iowa and how a 529 plan can help you and your family save...
Great news to share with Iowa taxpayers – we are breaking investment records. We earned over $56 million in our investment pool for fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019), the largest amount in over a decade! The increased interest income reduces the tax burden for Iowans....
A stop at my Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth during the Iowa State Fair paid off for many fairgoers. Individuals were able to claim directly at the booth and take advantage of our easy-to-use online claiming process. Fairgoers also had the option to search for family members and friends and...
With teachers, students and parents preparing for back-to-school, it’s a great opportunity to teach children about money, shopping and budgeting. Learning how to think about money and manage it wisely is an important life skill. In the end, we hope that our children will grow into financially responsible adults, to...
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