Resources

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

Groups and organisations

Identify a range of groups and organisations in your area or region, for example, hapū, iwi, schools, places of worship, sports groups, art groups, political organisations, farming groups. Give a brief description of what they do.

Find examples of people or groups in your community (hapū, iwi, organisations, businesses) that are involved with how people spend, save, and borrow money/moni.

Describe the benefits of getting advice on financial matters. 

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Social Sciences

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Groups and organisations

Compare the ways the groups/organisations in your community manage their finances with the ways your whānau manages their finances. Explain any similarities and differences.

The National Financial Strategy for Financial Literacy states that 37% of people get financial advice from family, relatives, or friends. Explain why some people choose to get financial advice from people they know rather than from financial experts.

Explain the factors that might lead to someone borrowing money/moni from a loan shark.

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Social Sciences

Groups and organisations

Generalise the financial role organisations and groups play in your community.

Make a presentation that summarises the impact these organisations and groups have on your community.

Create a guide for teenagers in your community showing places they can get financial help, either in person or online.

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Health

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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Maths

Managing debt

Explain what a debt is.

View the debt PowerPoint.

Read, analyse, and discuss the infographic about debt.

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Maths

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Managing debt

Explain why borrowing can be risky if your circumstances change.

Compare a range of interest rates from a range of different lenders.

Explain the difference between “good” debt and “bad” debt

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