Archive for June, 2015

Endow Iowa

What is the Endow Iowa Tax Credit program?

June 29th, 2015 Cathy Rottinghaus

When making financial decisions for retirement and estate planning, it’s common to consider charitable objectives. Giving through a community foundation to the causes you care about is rewarding – in more ways than one. Planned giving can help reduce a taxable estate or reduce capital gains on a highly appreciated asset. Charitable gifts create a […]

Save money this summer

Tips for saving money in the summer

June 4th, 2015 Jeff Johnson

Yes, it’s that time of year. It’s time for vacations, pool parties, grilling and finding something (ANYTHING!) to occupy your children. There are also more opportunities to lose track of your spending. How can you beat the financial heat? First, you need to take a close look at your summer plans. Are you going to […]

New Pioneer Co-op

MidWestOne customer spotlight: New Pioneer Co-op

June 4th, 2015 madmin

When New Pioneer Food Co-op was formed in 1971, its founders were committed to environmental stewardship and sought food that was naturally delicious and healthy. After more than 40 years in business, the Co-op continues to offer local, organic food to the Iowa City, Coralville and Cedar Rapids Corridor. More than 33,000 community members own […]

Charlie Funk

A note from Charlie: June 4

June 4th, 2015 Charlie Funk

Summer is here. Below is a sort of financial checklist to use. The list is not all inclusive nor is it centered on any particular theme other than good financial practices.  These are things that involve good common sense, but oftentimes we find that persons can get lazy or complacent and do not do what […]