The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.

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Advertising - how does it capture us?

Read and discuss Future Brief 3.

Describe the purpose of ads. List different ways that advertisers reach people.

View this slide presentation for an overview of the features used in static images.

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Am I a spender or a saver?

Describe your spending habits and identify whether you are a spender or a saver.

  • Do you tend to save money/moni or spend it?
  • Do you share your money/moni with anyone?
  • What do you tend to spend money/moni on?
  • Are you an impulse buyer or do you think carefully before spending money/moni?

Take the Sorted money personality quiz.

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Social Sciences

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.


Avoiding debt/nama

View and discuss the infographic on debt/nama.

View and discuss the debt/nama Powerpoint.

View the saving/te whakaputu PowerPoint.

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Banks want your business

View marketing materials used by at least four banks. Choose both online materials and brochures or leaflets. Identify the target audience of the materials, for example, people in specific age, gender, ethnic, or working groups. Identify groups that are not represented in the materials.


Buying the big stuff

Read  how to get wheels and get ahead at the same time.

Read car loans – tips when borrowing for a car loan.

List the information you need before borrowing money/moni from a dealer.

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

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

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