April marks the start of Financial Literacy Month, a nationally recognized movement to promote and support financial understanding in children and teens. For many, it's a fantastic opportunity to teach and connect with their children or grandchildren...
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In March of 2022 Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a historic Iowa tax reform bill. One of the biggest changes from the bill is that starting in 2023, Iowans aged 55 or older are exempt from paying state taxes on retirement income...
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April 13, 2016
According to Sallie Mae, U.S. families with one or more college students spent an average of $24,164 on tuition, housing, and linked expenses in 2015.
If you want to build a college fund, what should you keep in mind? What should you do? What should you avoid doing? Read more »
February 20, 2016
What might you think of doing when?
If you had a timeline of the financial steps you should probably take in life, what would it look like? Answers to that question will vary, but certain times of life do call for certain financial moves. Some should be made out of caution, others out of opportunity. Read more »
December 14, 2015
The State of Iowa Retirement Investors Club offers elective deferrals and possible employer matches from participating public sector employers on the state, county and local levels such as schools, hospitals, public safety, and utilities employees. Read more about how GCSB Investment Center can help you make the most of your retirement with these state plans. Read more »
December 10, 2015
What are the potential benefits? What are the drawbacks?
If you own a traditional IRA, perhaps you have thought about converting it to a Roth IRA. Going Roth makes sense for some traditional IRA owners, but not all.
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