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Unit Standard 28087
Demonstrate knowledge of the effect of life stages on personal income

Version: 4
Credits: 3

Ages and Stages

The Ages and Stages module supports students to develop their understanding of the effect of three life stages on personal income, including the benefits that can come from planning for these changes in advance. 

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Unit Standard 28090
Demonstrate knowledge of selected personal financial saving and investment options that provide financial benefits

Version: 4
Credits: 3

Future Focus
This module supports students to develop their understanding of different saving and investment options, including which options are the best match for a given situation.

This module is the companion of the Level 2 US28095 module 'Investment Options'.

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Unit Standard 28092
Explain the effect of significant life events on personal income at different life stages

Version: 4
Credits: 3

Riding Life's Waves
This module supports students to analyse their understanding of a significant life stage on personal income.

This module is the companion of the Level 1 US28087 module 'Ages and Stages'.

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Unit Standard 28095
Explain personal financial savings and investment options

Credits: 3
Version: 4

Investment Options

In this module students need to analyse two personal financial investment options: KiwiSaver and one other option. This module focuses on KiwiSaver, shares, bonds, term deposits and managed funds. Teachers could also explore the benefits of other forms of investment, such as buying a property, with their students.

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An aging population

This resource provides information about the needs of older people.

The resource has a learning objective to explore Financial Sustainability through Social Sciences and provides an integrated and cross-curricular learning experience that can be used in multiple ways.

The learning experience in this resource is aligned to SOLO Taxonomy and gives choices throughout the learning process.

Achievement Standard 91226
Analyse statistical data relating to two contemporary economic issues

Version: 2
Credits: 4 

Economic Data, Issues, and Analysis
This module helps students learn about processing and presenting statistical data and explains how the data sets are interrelated. The data relates to two economic issues; inequality and climate change. The explanations relate to the data and their interrelationships while using economic models and/or concepts. Extrapolation of data needs to be justified by the analysis of the data and the interrelationships.

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