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The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
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Am I a spender or a saver?

Take the Sorted money personality test. Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of your money/moni personality. Explain how you might work to improve any areas of weakness.

Analyse the money/moni personalities of people in your home. Have them take the Sorted money personality test. Did you accurately predict their money/moni personalities?

Compare and contrast needs and wants in the supermarket shop activity.

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Am I a spender or a saver?

Keep a spending diary for one month. Analyse the amount you spend each week. Use SurveyMonkey to combine your class data and identify opportunities for goal setting/whāinga paetae or saving/te whakaputu.

View the interactive video: Smart Choices
Imagine that a Y-Fone has just been released with eye retina recognition, photo and video self-editing features, and holographic printing capability. It’s advertised as a “must-have” for every teenager.

Justify whether or not a teenager should purchase this product.           

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An ageing population

Interview a person over 65. Ask them five questions about their views on money/moni.

Find out how much money/moni the pension provides.

Estimate the cost of daily life for someone on a pension. Discuss whether the pension is enough live on.

An ageing population

Use a community profiler such as Infometrics to investigate the percentage of people in your community who are over 65.

Compare the needs and wants of a teenager with those of someone who is retired.

An ageing population

Create a presentation about KiwiSaver for your class, explaining how it works.

Evaluate the potential impact on your community if no-one invested in KiwiSaver.

Compare this with the impact of everyone in your community investing in KiwiSaver.

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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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Equipping young people for their financial future, embedding good money habits early on.

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Written in English with resources aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum.

Medium Education

Written in te reo Māori with resources aligned to Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

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