Our Secondary School Workshops

 All workshops are FREE, cater to approximately 30 students, and fit within 1 period.

These presentations allow for interaction, activities and discussion between students and facilitators, drawing in from real-life examples.

 

BASIC

 year 9 & 10

students

 

Income and expenses:

  • Basic concepts

  • Sources of income

  • Opportunity cost

Interest:

  • How it works

  • Snowball concept

Budgeting:

  • Concepts

  • Template example

  • Tips and tricks

ACTIVITY: Budgeting game and kahoot

iNTERMEDIATE

 year 11

students

 

Kiwisaver:

  • Why we have it

  • How it works

  • How to use the funds

Savings:

  • Common types of accounts and their benefits/drawbacks

Debt:

  • Debt & types of debt

  • Interest

  • Loans & smart borrowing - hire purchases, credit cards, credit ratings, buy-now-pay-later

Online purchases: 

  • What to look out for

  • Recognising phishing scams

ACTIVITY: Kahoot

Advanced

 year 12 & 13

students

 

Banking and Investment:

  • The role of banks 

  • Finance companies

  • Credit unions

  • Savings accounts

  • Investments & passive income

Insurance:

  • When to get insurance

  • Types of insurance

  • How to get insurance

University:

  • Standard costs & payments

  • Financial aid options

ACTIVITY: Kahoot

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