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Sign-up Now for Money Talk Series Through ISU Extension

By Staff | Apr 9, 2014

Want more from your money?

Past Money Talk participant’s comments:

A). “Excellent Class. Please offer this another time. I have talked (raved) with others and they wish they had taken the program. It has a lot of good and useful information.”

B). “I learned to think twice about spending money even small purchases and pay closer attention to the checkbook.”

C). “The need to make a budget, rethink priorities, needs and wants. Putting tighter restraints on spending.” “How important good credit is and how it affects so many things.”

D). “That retirement is scary! We need to do some major changes now.”

In 2014, both men and women are encouraged to participate in this five lesson series. Topics include:

April 22 – Financial Basics: setting financial goals and planning your spending

April 29 – Insurance Basics

May 6 – Investing Basics stocks, bonds, mutual funds

May 13 Retirement Realities

May 20 – When Life Changes: wills, estates, marriage, divorce, widowhood, remarriage

Ruth Freeman, Iowa State University Extension Family Finance Program Specialist will present the five classes with the following local experts: Ericka Paulson, United Bank of Iowa; Diane Kirby, Kirby Insurance Services; Tim Heisterkamp, CFP, Investment Centers of America, Inc.; and Jake Thompson, Attorney enriching the presentations and helping Ruth answer questions during the series.

Sessions will run from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Calhoun County Extension meeting room located at 521 4th Street in Rockwell City.

The price of the five lesson series is normally $75. Thanks to the generosity of local sponsors (Calhoun County Extension and Outreach, Heartland Bank, Security Savings Bank, United Bank of Iowa, Iowa Savings Bank, and Linda M. Schmitt LLC Accounting and Tax) the fee is reduced to $25. The fee for service will be used to off-set direct expenses and to support Families County Extension Program including a 192 page workbook, ISU publications and handouts. Call the Calhoun ISU Extension and Outreach Office at 712-297-8611 or e-mail elleno@iastate.edu to learn more or to register. Please preregister by Tuesday.

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