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August 19, 2014

 DES MOINES, IA - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that Tuesday’s Invest in Iowa online auction was one of the most successful to date. All thirty-six of Iowa’s participating financial institutions received money, winning a total of $73.8 million. The state will receive an average rate of return of...

August 18, 2014

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 7,200 claims of unclaimed property being discovered, this was certainly an...

August 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa - State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that 85% of the children that have participated in the College Savings Iowa's annual State Fair survey show getting a college education is a necessary step to achieving their dreams and career aspirations. “Iowa children are already thinking about their...

July 31, 2014

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald encourages State Fair visitors to stop by the College Savings Iowa booth and register for a chance to win the College Savings Iowa Fall Giveaway for their child or grandchild. “Be sure to make a stop at our booth in the Varied Industries Building and register...

July 30, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa -- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today a stop at the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth during the 2014 Iowa State Fair may pay off. “With over a million names listed, fair goers could find they have unclaimed money waiting for them to claim,” Fitzgerald said....

July 16, 2014

 DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald met with the family of a Sioux City child yesterday to present a $5,290 College Savings Iowa account. Mia Cramer, age 5 months, was randomly chosen to receive the award after her grandmother, Barb, entered her for the giveaway as part of College Savings Iowa’s Spring Giveaway. “This is the first grandparent to win one of our seasonal giveaways,” Fitzgerald 

May 20, 2014

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 13, 2014

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 of them you are.   ...

May 1, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa - State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is asking Iowans to celebrate 529 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 it’s never...

April 10, 2014

 Des Moines, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald just might have that unique gift for Mother’s Day. Fitzgerald will be hosting his next unclaimed property eBay auction beginning on April 24. “We will have an assortment of items up for bid, perfect gifts for Mother’s Day,” Fitzgerald stated. “Our...

April 8, 2014

 State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is encouraging Iowans to make the most of their tax refunds this year by investing in College Savings Iowa. “Much like the April 15 deadline for taxes, the time to save for college is over before you know it,” said Fitzgerald. “Put your refund to...

February 27, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa -- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald has a pot o’ gold better than the one waiting at the end of the rainbow to give back to Iowans. He has a vault brimming full of unclaimed property to be reclaimed.    Treasurer Fitzgerald encourages everyone to not wait until...

February 11, 2014

 DES MOINES, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announces results of the unclaimed property eBay auction. “Many one of kind items were purchased during this auction,” Fitzgerald said. “Some of the collectibles may have been a gift for a lucky Valentine. The most popular item was an 18k Yellow...

February 10, 2014

Des Moines, Iowa—State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald reports outstanding debt obligations for state and local governments in Iowa totaled $14.8 billion as of June 30, 2013. This represents an increase of 2.9% from last year,” Fitzgerald noted. Cities, school districts and the Board of Regents showed the largest increases in...

February 6, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa - 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 to start planning for their children’s education,” Fitzgerald said. “And as a...

January 29, 2014

Des Moines, Iowa  – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald just might have that one of a kind gift for your sweetheart. Starting onThursday, January 30, Fitzgerald will be hosting his next eBay auction of unclaimed property. “If you are looking for a unique gift for your Valentine, check out our...

January 2, 2014

State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald wants to encourage families to start their New Year off with a bang by considering a contribution to a loved one’s future education. “With the New Year, comes an increased Iowa state income tax deduction when making contributions to College Savings Iowa,” Fitzgerald said. “Iowa...

September 18, 2013

 State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald met with the family of a Mason City child yesterday to present a $1,000 College Savings Iowa account. Hannah Dixon, age one, was randomly chosen to receive the award after her mother, Michelle, entered her for the giveaway as part of College Savings Iowa’s Summer...

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Michael L. Fitzgerald
State Treasurer's Office
Capitol Building
Des Moines, IA 50319

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