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Having trouble making ends meet and stretching your dollars? Looking for resources to secure stable housing or better plan for your future? We teach families (and professionals who help them) skills for making wiser decisions about their money and other financial resources today and in the future. More about Personal Finance.

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Trustworthy education for informed financial decisions

Educational Offerings

Culture and Resources

Learn about our Latino Financial Literacy team and how culture affects resource use.

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Teach others how to manage their personal finances and make sound decisions with money.


Secure stable housing with resources and trainings for renters, property managers, and homeowners.

Investing and Retirement

Put your money to work for you to meet your mid- and long-term goals.

Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?™

Distribute non-titled personal property and land among family.

Online Resources


Choose a bank account that works for you and understand banking options and regulations.

Consumer Protection

Avoid scams and learn how to keep yourself organized and prepared.

Credit and Debt

Use credit wisely and manage your debt for a more secure future.


Ensure you have the protection you need, when you need it.

Spending and Saving

Manage your spending and savings to help you meet your goals.

Work and Taxes

Find options when income changes, and better understand taxes and tax credits.

Youth and Money

Get financial resources and trainings for students, educators, and parents.

Featured Resources

Tax Credit Primer Training

Are you ready to help your clients claim their refund? Attend a training this January. More

Community Mentorship for Financial Empowerment

This partnership with the Minnesota Council of Economic Education matches Extension educators with community agencies. More

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