Protect the Elderly from Financial Abuse

Elder financial abuse, a crime that deprives elderly people of their resources and ultimately their independence and their health, is a growing crime in America. Consider these tips to protect yourself or someone you love from elder financial abuse.

Plan ahead to protect your assets and to ensure your wishes are followed. Talk to someone at your financial . . . → Read More: Protect the Elderly from Financial Abuse

Ideas for Affordable Summer Fun

It’s official: As of June 21, summer has arrived. Summer fun doesn’t have to cost a fortune and often the simplest things bring the most pleasure. Here are some ideas for you and your family to consider this summer.

Look for local events. From concerts to festivals, there are many ways to have fun without going great . . . → Read More: Ideas for Affordable Summer Fun

Plan Your Summer Vacation on a Budget

As the school year ends and the heat and humidity continue to rise, many Iowans are gearing up for this summer’s family vacation. Mountains or beach, on the road or in the air, there are steps you can take to save money this summer. So before you book your family’s tickets, consider these tips to help . . . → Read More: Plan Your Summer Vacation on a Budget

Tips to Teach Your Children About Money

As another school year comes to a¬†close, the summer months provide a perfect opportunity for parents to proactively help their children establish a solid financial foundation. Each day presents all kinds of opportunities to talk with your children about spending money wisely and saving for financial goals. Parents can seize the teachable moments and turn them . . . → Read More: Tips to Teach Your Children About Money