A free online course is being offered for Iowans to help build skills to improve their finances. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering the “Take Control of Your Money” program, which covers reducing debt, building security and communicating with family members about money. The flexible course allows for participants to select which components to use and which to skip – it includes short recorded presentations, print material, sample financial management tools and a few quizzes. Participant information is confidential. To enroll in the course click here, on the Take Control of Your Money link.