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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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Financial decision making

Explain how credit cards work.

Discuss whether using a pay later option is the same as getting into debt /nama. Explore the reasons that people use pay later options.

Explain how hire purchase works.

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Financial decision making

Evaluate whether pay later options can benefit communities and, if so, how. If not, what are some other options?

Develop a business proposal for a company that wants to offer people pay later options.

Create a pocket resource for teenagers with tips on how to manage credit cards. View some business card size examples.

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Financial identity in my community

Use a community profiler such as Infometrics to identify the financial well-being of your community.

Describe any organisations or businesses that play an important role in providing incomes in your area.

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Financial identity in my community

Use a community profiler such as Infometrics to analyse patterns in your community. For example, how many people are retired? How many people own their own homes or are renting? What is the average income of the community?

Discuss ways that economic assets in your local area affect the financial identity of your community.

Interview people in your community about what shapes their money/moni choices, for example, spending and saving/te whakaputu, budgeting/tahua, setting financial goals /whāinga paetae and managing debt /nama.

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Financial identity in my community

Debate whether it is better to be a wealthy individual or to be part of a wealthy community.

Complete the future briefs activity with a group. Create a visual map of similar changes taking place in your own community. Explore ways that cultural or community values might be kept or changed. Predict the positive and negative outcomes of the changes outlined in the future brief taking place within your own community.

Create a map of important economic resources in your area. Include a static image that relates to your research. View this slide presentation for an overview of the features used in static images.

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Financial wellbeing

Take this short survey to measure your current financial wellbeing . You could do this as yourself, for your whānau or by adopting a character role.

Describe the differences between:

  • Understanding risk
  • Saving or investing
  • Getting a return on your investment /whakangao.
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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.

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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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