A little education can go a long ways towards protecting consumers.  Financial literacy and investor education are critical life skills for all Iowans.  The Iowa Insurance Division strives to help Iowans by providing information to help them make prudent financial choices and to be wise and safe investors.  Information provided by the Iowa Insurance Division and our partners help Iowans of all ages to understand basic financial principles, the financial products they are purchasing, and to be aware of different scams and fraudulent schemes currently being used.