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

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Healthy, wealthy and wise

Identify factors that contribute to the wellbeing of retired people. Use the Age Concern wellbeing resource to help. Discuss the recipe of what you need to live well and describe the importance of each.

Describe the relationship between housing and wellbeing for elderly people. Read this renting in retirement article for information to get you started.

Describe how health and wealth are related.

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Social Sciences

Housing for the elderly

Define superannuation and find out how much people on NZ Super get each fortnight.

Complete the Surviving on NZ Super activity. Discuss whether NZ Super provides enough income to cover people’s living costs.

Describe different living options available to elderly people in New Zealand.

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Insurance/inihua - knowing your options

Read this article and list the different types of insurance/inihua in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Describe different types of house/whare and contents insurance/inihua in Aotearoa New Zealand: Insurance Council of New Zealand website.

Watch Insuring Your Assets - WestPac NZ.

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Investing - learning when and what to invest

Define financial sustainability.

Describe your values, attitudes, behaviours, and skills related to saving, spending and investment/whakangao.

Read this blog post and use it as a discussion starter to explore different types of investments/whakangao.

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Managing debt

Explain what a debt is.

View the debt PowerPoint.

Read, analyse, and discuss the infographic about debt.

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Managing your money

Explain what it means to manage your money.

Complete Planning your financial future.

Read, analyse, and discuss the infographic managing my money

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