Financial decision-making

Videos/video slideshows to stimulate student's thinking about the impact of financial decision-making. 

Teenagers, saving and spending

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One of the great movements in education in recent years has been the valuing of ‘student voice’.

This set of lessons provides an opportunity for educators to use existing student views about saving and spending captured in local and international research, to stimulate financial education conversations within the school.

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Teenagers want to learn financial life skills

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One of the great movements in education in recent years has been the valuing of ‘student voice’.

This set of lessons provides an opportunity for educators to use existing student views about financial learning captured in local and international research, to stimulate financial education conversations within the school.

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Our financial world is a maze

  2018 1 Slide Maze

Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2018

The financial world in which students of today will make their most important financial decisions will be a world very different to that which their parents (and teachers) knew at the same age.
Will that world of the future be better, or worse?

This presentation encourages students to think about their financial future.

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Financial decisions are often health decisions

  2018 1 Slide Health

Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2018

The decisions we make with our money can have a large effect on the health of ourselves and our families. What are the different dimensions of health? This presentation illustrates for students how health decisions and wealth decisions are often interrelated.

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I crashed

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Teenfinca® Issue 2, 2017

This video slideshows shares the story of a young man who had difficulty financially when he left school.
He says quite honestly and openly "I crashed" with regard financial decision-making, largely because he had no financial life skills education at school.

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Take control of your money

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Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2017

This video slideshow is presented by Tax & Super Australia, and encourages students to think about how they can "take control of their money". It includes several practical ideas to help students make sensible and appropriate financial decisions.

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How to buy happiness

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Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2017

This video slideshow is based on a Ted.com presentation How to buy happiness . It encourages students to reflect on the relationship between money and happiness. Teachers are encouraged to link to the Ted.com presentation within this slideshow.

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Why do many sport's stars have financial difficulties?

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Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2017

This video prompts students to think about their personal management of money through a discussion of why many sports stars, despite being on large salaries, seem to have financial difficulties.

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Good debt, bad debt: There is a difference

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Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2017

Before leaving schools, students should understand the difference between good and bad debt, and why this understanding is so important for their future financial wellbeing.

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Managing your money is worth celebrating

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Teenfinca 2015 Issue 2: All students need to receive proactive and positive measures about the need for financial responsibility and accountability. This video reaffirms the importance of managing your money responsibly, and that being able to do this effectively, is worth celebrating. (2:45)

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Why saving is so important and how to do it

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Teenfinca 2015 Issue 1: This video slideshow reinforces the concepts of saving and budgeting and good financial habits. It is based on an article provided by the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

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You will be a 'business', like it or not!

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Teenfinca 2015 Issue 1: This video slideshow introduced students to the idea that everyone becomes a personal business, that must learn to effectively manage their revenue and expenditure.

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The influence of peers on financial decision-making

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Teenfinca®, Issue 1, 2016

This video slideshow explores the notion that the peer group can positively and negatively influence a teenager's financial decisions. It also prompts discussion about the tactics used by advertisers to target teenager spending, concerns related to teen spending habits and suggests a range of peer solutions. (6:00)

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Five lessons for financial savviness

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Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2016:

The information in this video slideshow is provided by Caroline Rees a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. Caroline suggests 5 financial savviness ideas for teenagers: learn to save before you spend, if it sounds to good to be true, risk is okay, the extra 10% and plastic isn't always fantastic. (5:15)

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Financial coach: Top tips

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Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2016:

The information in this video slideshow is provided by financial coach Melissa Meagher. Melissa provides five tips for teenagers to consider to improve their financial capability: They are learn to live within your means, beware the need-to-have-it-now mentality, understand risk and debt, understand the benefits of saving verse spending, appreciate financial education. (5:10)

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Three teens, three choices

  Three teens

Teenfinca® Issue 2, 2016:

The information in this video slideshow help students to think about the advantages and disadvantages of working casually while still in school. It presents three scenarios involving students who choose different work pathways. These scenarios provide an opportunity for general classroom discussion. (5:45)

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Budget do's and don'ts

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Teenfinca® Issue 2, 2016:

This video slideshow shares some do's and don'ts advice related to personal budgeting. (4:15)

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