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									       Extension Sites
       ISU Extension sites: www.extension.iastate.edu/families
                            www.extension.iastate.edu/financial
           The last word
           in the URL       www.extension.iastate.edu/housing
           tells you what   www.extension.iastate.edu/aging
           the topic is!    www.extension.iastate.edu/iowaconcern
                            www.extension.iastate.edu/answerline

       Financial Security in Later Life http://www.csrees.usda.gov/fsll.html
             (A National Extension resource for consumers and educators)
       Investing For Your Future www.investing.rutgers.edu
              Comprehensive home-study course for beginning and intermediate investors.
              Also available in print ($16) through ISU Extension county offices.
       Guidebook for Late Savers
             Prepared by Extension with funding from the National Endowment for Financial
             Education. Available to read and work on-line, or in pdf format to print
             Available on-line at www.nefe.org
                    Click Multimedia Access, then scroll down to Guidebook for Late Savers
       Plan Well, Retire Well http://www.retirewell.uiuc.edu/
       Investing in Mutual Funds: A self-study resource guide. www.rce.rutgers.edu/pubs/
              Click on Financial Management and Investing, then on Saving and Investing, and scroll
              down. (also available in print for purchase online)
       Thrifty Living: News You Can Use http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/thriftyliving/
       A Retirement Estimator for Farm Families http://www.ces.purdue.edu/farmretirement/

       Government Sites
       Iowa Attorney General www.state.ia.us/government/ag/
       Senior Health Insurance Information Program www.shiip.state.ia.us
       IowaAccess Online Housing Resources www.iowaccess.design.iastate.edu
       Iowa Department of Elder Affairs www.state.ia.us/elderaffairs/

                                                           . . . and justice for all
                                                           The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination
                                                           in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national
                                                           origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual
                                                           orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases
                                                           apply to all programs.) Many materials can be made available in
                                                           alternative formats for ADA clients.
                                                           To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Office of Civil
                                                           Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence
                                                           Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964.



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       (Government Sites, continued)
       Numerous federal government websites make it easy to find information on specific topics -
       examples:
             www.FirstGov.gov            www.consumer.gov
             www.energy.gov              www.ready.gov (homeland security)
             www.medicare.gov            www.nutrition.gov

       Calculators for Investors www.sec.gov/investor/tools.shtml
             -provided by the Securities Exchange Commission
               Mutual Fund Cost Calculator                   Social Security Retirement Planner
               Tax-Free vs. Taxable Yield Comparison         Ballpark Estimate Retirement Calc
                 Calculator                                   529 College Savings Plan Expense
               College Savings Calculator                      Calculator
               Loan Calculator                               Investor Quiz:
               Savings Calculator                              Test Your Money Smarts

       Internal Revenue Service www.irs.gov
       Social Security Administration www.ssa.gov

       Private Organization Sites
       American Association of Retired Persons www.aarp.org
       Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement http://www.wiser.heinz.org/
       Consumer Federation of America http://www.consumerfed.org/
       Consumer Action http://www.consumer-action.org/
       American Savings Education Council www.asec.org
       National Association of Investors Corporation www.better-investing.org
       American Association of Individual Investors www.aaii.org

       Commercial Sites
       Big Charts www.bigcharts.com
       Morningstar www.morningstar.com
       Brill’s Mutual Funds Interactive www.brill.com
       The Motley Fool www.fool.com
       Cable News Network’s Financial Network www.cnnfn.com


       Note: inclusion on this list does not imply ISU endorsement of site sponsors, products or services, or of their
       policies or positions.
                                              Iowa State University Extension
                                                                                                   11/04, Wollan/VanGinkel




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