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Basic Financial Education

Everyone starts on the path of financial education at a different place. What do your clients need help with today?

Strengthening Individual Knowledge and Skills

Alternative Money Management Strategies — Brush up on several common topics related to U.S. bank services, payday loans, and paying with cash.

Healthy Wallets — Direct your clients to the resources on this page to help them make wiser decisions about money and other financial resources today and in the future. Part of the Live healthy, live well website.

Teaching Your Clients

Dollar Works 2 — Teach your clients how to manage their personal finances and make sound decisions about money with this curriculum.

Taxes 101 Training — Sign up for this free training that helps professionals who work with low- to moderate-income clients make the most of tax time.

Your Money, Your Goals — Equip yourself with the tools and skills to empower clients in understanding their own financial situations and connecting them to resources available in their community.

Youth and Money — Get financial resources and trainings for students, educators, and parents.

Expanding Your Portfolio

Community Mentorship for Financial Capability — Learn about this partnership with Minnesota Council of Economic Education in which Extension educators mentor community agencies.

Financial Educator Certificate Program — Sign up for this course to get the knowledge and skills to work with people to manage financial resources, build financial assets, and improve financial health and well-being.

Related resources

Contact Financial Capability — Contact the Financial Capability Team to seek additional information on a topic, arrange a training for your staff or participants, or report technical difficulties with our website.

Latino Financial Literacy Program — Get to know our team that provides answers and helps Minnesota's Latinos navigate financial systems. Individual and group education available. En español: Programa Latino para la Educación Financiera

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