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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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Managing your money

Create a plan to manage money for an event such a family gathering.

Evaluate this plan.

Create a budget for your identified short-, medium-, and/or long-term goals.  Describe how you are going to budget from your income and/or savings.  Make sure you show your calculations and communicate the logic behind your problem solving. 

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New Zealand - financial identity

What is the New Zealand budget?

List some ways New Zealand gets income. Describe what taxes are and list what they are used for.

List some of the ways that the government spends taxes.

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New Zealand - financial identity

Explain why a country needs a budget/tahua.

Explain how a country can get into debt/nama and how this is managed in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Discuss causes and effects of a country overspending. Find a current example.

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New Zealand - financial identity

Summarise the government’s spending priorities. If you were Prime Minister, what would your priorities be for the youth of New Zealand? Justify your choices and support them with evidence.

Evaluate how financial decisions made by parliament impact on the choices we have as citizens.

Evaluate how financial decisions made by parliament impact on the choices made by groups, organisations or businesses.

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Relationships to money

Define financial identity. What are your values, attitudes, behaviours, and skills regarding money?  

Describe your money personality. How do you react to sales and advertising? Do you have any strategies you use before you buy something? Are you an impulse buyer?

Take the $orted Money Personality test.

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Relationships to money

Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of your money personality. What areas do you need to improve on and what areas are you managing well?

Compare and contrast the differences between needs and wants.

Read Needs and wants – Shopping decisions and discuss whether each item is a need or a want.

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