DES MOINES, IA (08/07/2018) (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced that August is ABLE to Save month for persons with disabilities. Iowa joins the ABLE National Resource Center as well as states around the country to promote ABLE to Save, a month-long informational campaign about Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts.

DES MOINES, IA (05/09/2018) (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced he is holding over $317 million in unclaimed funds in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. The spring publication of the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt is scheduled to begin soon. Thousands of names have been received in the last year and will be in the spring publication.

DES MOINES, IA (04/10/2018) (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that he'll be resuming Great Iowa Treasure Hunt eBay auctions. Beginning April 10, the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt will be hosting the online auction of contents from abandoned safe deposit boxes that were turned over to the Treasurer's Office. "We work very hard to find the rightful owners of these boxes and return the contents to them," Fitzgerald stated.

DES MOINES, IA (04/11/2018) (eadMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announces that the deadline to apply for a Robert D. Blue Scholarship is drawing near. Applications must be submitted online at by May 10 in order to be eligible for this year's award.

DES MOINES, IA (03/14/2018) (readMedia)-- Forbes online has declared College Savings Iowa as one of the five best 529 college savings plans in the country. "According to the Personal Finance section of Forbes online*, College Savings Iowa is one of the best performing 529 plan in the country and is in the top five nationally based on 10-year returns," State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald said.

DES MOINES, IA (01/31/2018) (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald may not be playing cupid for Valentine's Day, but he is looking to reunite owners with their lost and forgotten treasures. "Currently on the list, we have lots of Love, several Beaus, dozens of Flowers, abundance of Candy and even a Sweetpies of Cedar Rapids," Fitzgerald said. "In addition to money, we have mementos from safe deposit boxes waiting to be reclaimed from our vault.

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