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Preview and Order Dollar Works 2: A Personal Financial Education Program

Dollar Works 2 is a comprehensive personal financial education program. The easy-to-use tools help educators and service providers move learners from practicing "concepts" to taking action in their own lives.

This curriculum includes a binder with all printed instructor materials and an easy-to-use CD with dozens of Action pages (i.e., participant worksheets) that have been culturally adapted for English- and Spanish-speaking audiences.

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Click the links below to see samples of this curriculum.

Purchase multiple copies and save money!

  • 1-9 copies – $100.00/each
  • 10 or more copies – $80.00/each


Introducing Dollar Works 2 (PDF)

Being Successful with Dollar Works 2

Assessing Learner Skills

Making Money Decisions

Building Money Management Skills

Managing Income and Bank Accounts

Understanding Credit and debt

Targeting Money Issues


This curriculum was developed in 2009 by Extension Family Resource Management Educators Shirley J. Anderson-Porisch, Rosemary K. Heins, Cindy M. Petersen, and Susan E. Hooper; and Extension Family Social Science Specialist and Professor Jean W. Bauer​.

More About Dollar Works 2

Curriculum Overview — Review curriculum features and topics covered.

Program Impact and Feedback — Read about program effectiveness and participant feedback.

Train-the-Trainer Workshop — Contact us to train service providers, volunteers, and other professionals.

Training for Latino Families — Contact the Latino Financial Literacy team to help Latinos in Southwest Minnesota. Also available in Spanish: Capacitación para las familias latinas.

Frequently Asked Questions — Find the answers to common questions.

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