Resources

The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
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Spending before you earn?

Explain how hire purchase works.

Find an ad offering hire purchase options, for example, for a washing machine or a set of furniture. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of using hire purchase to buy this product.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using a debit card instead of a credit card for purchases. Explain your reasoning.

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english

Spending before you earn?

Create a short video informing teenagers about the advantages and disadvantages of:

  • credit cards
  • debit cards
  • Paypal
  • hire purchase
  • layby.

Create a series of text message ads for a money/moni app that supports teenagers to manage their money/moni.

technology

Understanding financial identity

Define the word wealthy in as many ways as you can. Why can the concept of wealth be interpreted in different ways? How do you define wealth in your own life?

Identify the values , attitudes, behaviours and skills that shape your money/moni choices.

Describe your first memory of money/moni.

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english

Understanding financial identity

Identify the values , attitudes, behaviours and skills that shape your money/moni choices.

Describe your first memory of money/moni. What was your first purchase with your own money/moni? Describe how you earned the money/moni to buy it.

Watch Culture Is a Beautiful Thing. Discuss ways that culture shapes Tala’s money/moni choices.

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social sciences

Understanding financial identity

Financial identity is the values , knowledge, skills, and behaviours that shape how people build financially healthy lives.

Identify the values , attitudes, behaviours and skills that shape your money/moni choices.

Describe your first memory of money/moni.

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Understanding financial identity

Compare your definitions of wealth with those of your classmates.

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.

Have five friends or whānau members take the Sorted money/moni personality test and ask them to record five ways they have demonstrated their money/moni personality in the last month.

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

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English
Medium Education

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

Māori
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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