Iowa State begins providing financial education to Meskwaki Nation

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With care and attention given to learning the culture, building relationships, and developing trust, Iowa State University has over the past year begun to offer research-based financial education classes to residents of the Meskwaki Nation in Tama.

Lee draws economic insights from US tax, health care policy

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Daeyong Lee is helping American households guard their financial treasure.

It’s a fitting role for the new assistant professor in human development and family studies, a native Korean whose name “Daeyong” translates as “big dragon” in English.

Changes to credit reports will benefit college students

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Jonathan Fox, director of Iowa State University’s Financial Counseling Clinic and Ruth Whipp Sherwin Endowed Professor, and other financial experts say many Iowa State students may benefit from changes to credit report criteria taking effect this summer.

See the complete story by the ISU News Service.

Bartholomae brings financial education, outreach to Iowans on campus and across state

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Suzanne Bartholomae works to bring ideas to action.

She asserts that when it comes to financial stability, information alone is not enough. People must make a plan, and then work their plan.

Iowa State researchers to share promises, vulnerabilities of families at national conference

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More than 50 Iowa State University student, faculty, and staff researchers in human development and family studies will offer their expertise in family health in areas including parental substance abuse, sibling tensions, and family finance at a national conference this week.

The meetings are part of this year’s National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) annual conference, Nov. 2-5 in Minneapolis. A series of preconference workshops on Nov. 1 will precede the event.

College of Human Sciences students driven by passion to help others

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A passion to help others — whether it’s working with children, people with disabilities, or those in need — continues to drive strong enrollment in the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences.

Human Sciences Week to feature new dean, ways to help others

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The Iowa State University community will this month have an opportunity to meet the new dean of the College of Human Sciences, learn about living a healthy lifestyle, enjoy cherry pies, and make shoes out of used jeans.

The College of Human Sciences will come together Sept. 26 to 30 for a week of food, fun, speakers, and philanthropic events during the second annual Human Sciences Week.

Iowa State prepares students for excellence in financial counseling

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Iowa State University’s financial counseling and planning program received its second national mark of excellence for preparing students to be distinguished financial counselors.

The program was recently renewed by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) as an AFCPE Approved University Program. The approval lasts for five years.