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August 27, 2015

DES MOINES, IA - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that a stop at the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt and College Savings Iowa booth during the 2015 Clay County Fair may be worthwhile. Fairgoers could find their name - over one million accounts are currently being held as unclaimed...

August 25, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa --- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that thousands of Iowa State fairgoers discovered lost treasures. “The Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth had another successful year at the Iowa State Fair,” Fitzgerald said. “With over 8,300 claims of unclaimed property being discovered, this was certainly an...

August 21, 2015

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $100 million will be deposited in 37 banks across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.57% on these one-year certificates of deposit. “This was another successful auction this year,” Fitzgerald...

August 19, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that 89% of the children that have participated in the College Savings Iowa's annual State Fair survey believe a college education is a necessary step to achieving their dreams and career aspirations. “Iowa children are already thinking about their futures,”...

August 14, 2015

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August 3, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa -- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that a stop at the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth during the 2015 Iowa State Fair may pay off. “The State Fair is a tremendous opportunity for us to reunite people with their lost treasure,” Fitzgerald said. “With over...

August 3, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, a member of the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation, announced today that Edgar Sanchez of Des Moines was among three students to receive a Robert D. Blue scholarship award for the 2015-2016 school year. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, which is given by...

August 3, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, a member of the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation, announced today that Terrence Hall of Cedar Rapids was among three students to receive a Robert D. Blue scholarship award for the 2015-2016 school year. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, which is given by...

August 3, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, a member of the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation, announced today that Allisyn Brandenburg of Kellogg was among three students to receive a Robert D. Blue scholarship award for the 2015-2016 school year. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, which is given by the...

July 31, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald wants Iowa State Fair visitors to stop by the College Savings Iowa booth and register for a chance to win a College Savings Iowa account for their child or grandchild. “Be sure to make a stop at our booth in the...

July 17, 2015

Des Moines, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt has returned a record $2.3 million in unclaimed property to one gentleman’s estate in Storm Lake. “I’m very excited to announce the Maurice Wittrock unclaimed properties were claimed through his estate,” Fitzgerald said. “Many...

July 16, 2015

DES MOINES, IA - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $100 million will be deposited in thirty-four banks across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.23% on these six-month certificates of deposit. “This was our most...

June 16, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa  – Family, food and fireworks are a staple of Independence Day celebrations statewide and State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald might have something patriotic to help you continue your celebrating year-round. “If you’re looking for that one-of-kind patriotic item, check out our Independence Day eBay auction,” Fitzgerald stated....

May 29, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald spoke with members of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce on 529 College Savings Day, Friday, May 29. The day was declared 529 College Savings Day in order to help bring attention to the fact that saving for college with a...

May 19, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald wants to remind Iowans it is their last chance to celebrate 529 College Savings Day by registering to win a $5,290 College Savings Iowa account for a child in their life. “I encourage everyone to register for the giveaway and explore the...

May 12, 2015

With graduation season upon us, there is no better time than now to start planning for the future. Whether your children are graduating from grade school or high school, a contribution to their College Savings Iowa account is a great way to show how proud you are.    While any...

April 30, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is asking Iowans to celebrate 529 College Savings Day on May 29 by exploring the benefits of using a 529 plan, such as College Savings Iowa, to save for their loved ones’ future higher education expenses. “We want parents to know...

April 15, 2015

DES MOINES, IA - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $61.6 million will be deposited in thirty-two banks across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.2% on these six-month certificates of deposit. “We use an auction...

March 4, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa  – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald has a pot o’ gold better than the one waiting at the end of the rainbow. Fitzgerald will be hosting his next unclaimed property eBay auction beginning on March 9. “If you’re looking for that one-of-kind lucky coin, check out our...

February 26, 2015

DES MOINES, IA - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $26.8 million will be deposited in nineteen financial institutions across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.38% on these one-year certificates of deposit. “We use online...

February 9, 2015

Des Moines, IA—State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald reports that outstanding debt obligations for state and local governments in Iowa totaled just over $15 billion as of June 30, 2014. Overall, this represents an increase of 1.7% over last year. All political subdivisions, instrumentalities and agencies of the state are required...

February 5, 2015

Valentine’s Day inspires a day of card and gift giving to those we love. Throughout the years, those cards and keepsake mementos sometimes become lost treasures. State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald wants to reunite Iowans this Valentine’s Day with those lost treasures. “In addition to money, we have safe deposit...

February 3, 2015

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is advocating Iowans to take advantage of the benefits of College Savings Iowa to save for future education expenses. “We want parents to know it is never too soon or too late to start planning for their children’s education,” Fitzgerald said. “As a way to...

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Michael L. Fitzgerald
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Des Moines, IA 50319

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