DES MOINES, IOWA (July 8, 2020) This July marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, administrator of Iowa's ABLE plan, IAble, is recognizing this as an opportunity to celebrate. "2020 has been a significant year for individuals in the disability community and their families," said Fitzgerald.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 9, 2020) State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announces Iowa's Achieving a Better Life Experience program, IAble, has reached $5 million in assets since its inception three years ago. "IAble is designed to provide individuals with disabilities and their families the opportunity to plan for their financial well-being," Fitzgerald said.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 2, 2020)  State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is celebrating children and students this month by encouraging Iowans to learn more about College Savings Iowa. "June 6 is National Higher Education Day and June 14 is National Children's Day the perfect pairing of days for our 529 program," said Fitzgerald.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 19, 2020) — In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald wants to remind Iowans to monitor their assets to prevent them from becoming unclaimed property. The Treasurer's Office receives millions of dollars in unclaimed property every year, simply due to a misspelled name or an out-of-date address. "With the challenges Iowans are facing today, I understand how difficult it can be to review your assets during this time," said Fitzgerald.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 7, 2020) — April is nationally recognized as Autism Awareness Month, and State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is taking this opportunity to shine light on Iowa's Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) plan, IAble. As a tax-advantaged savings plan for individuals with disabilities, IAble allows eligible individuals to save for qualified expenses related to living with a disability without the risk of losing eligibility for federal benefits.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 9, 2020) — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald wants to remind Iowans to apply for the 2020 Robert D Blue Scholarship at rdblue.org. Graduates of any Iowa high school who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Iowa for the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to apply.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 25, 2020) — As Iowans begin their 2019 tax preparations, State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald wants to remind them they can still contribute to their College Savings Iowa accounts for the 2019 tax year. "A great benefit for College Savings Iowa account owners is the state deduction they can take for their contributions," said Fitzgerald.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 19, 2020) — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald reports the state of Iowa has once again affirmed its Triple A credit rating from rating agencies Standard and Poor's, Fitch Group, and Moody's — exemplifying the state's strong capacity to meet its financial commitments. "Triple A is the highest rating a state can achieve and I am proud to see this continue for Iowa," Fitzgerald said.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 11, 2020) — Iowa State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is awarding a $1,000 College Savings Iowa contribution to Craig Ingamells of Manchester and his 15-year-old nephew, Brett. Craig's submission for Brett was randomly selected to receive the giveaway contribution after Craig entered the College Savings Iowa's Year-End giveaway during November and December 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 5, 2020) — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announces the College Savings Iowa 529 Plan has eclipsed over $3 billion in withdrawals for qualified educational expenses. "This milestone is a great reminder of how important and meaningful College Savings Iowa is for families saving for the growing costs of education," Fitzgerald said.

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