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Select from a range of tools and activities to support your students to become financially literate.

 

Setting SMART goals

Goal setting is important. When we can envisage our desired outcome, it helps us

  • General resources
 

Making decisions using the PACED decision-making strategy

We all have to make difficult decisions. Having a strategy to make decisions can

  • General resources
 

Developing a budget

Set a time-frame (weekly, fortnightly, monthly). Estimate your income.

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Earning an income

In this activity, students investigate how people earn an income, why people

  • Economics & Business
  • Year 7
 

Interpreting bank statements

In this activity students learn that bank statements are a rich source of

  • NSW Commerce
  • Stage 5
 

Saving, investing and super

In this activity, students explore what they can do with their money and the

  • Economics & Business
  • Year 9
 

Starting a job

In this activity, students develop an understanding of the steps they need to

  • Economics & Business
  • Year 9
 

Completing a tax return

In this activity, students learn the steps they need to take to complete a tax

  • Economics & Business
  • Year 9
 

Choosing a super fund

Being informed when choosing a superannuation fund can significantly impact on

  • Economics & Business
  • Year 10
 

Using the MoneySmart compound interest calculator

The compound interest calculator helps you to work out: what money you'll

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Using the ATO income tax estimator

The income tax estimator will estimate your tax payable and several other items,

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Using the Medicare levy calculator

The Medicare levy calculator helps you estimate your Medicare levy. It includes

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Creating a myGov account

What is myGov? A myGov account lets you link to a range of Government

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The Budget - Getting the balance right for voters

Students explore the role of elected representatives in making decisions and

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 8
 

Categorising expenses

  • NSW Commerce
  • Stage 5
 

A super future

  • NSW Commerce
  • Stage 5
 

Decision-making strategy

  • Economics & Business
  • Year 8
 

Investment options and risk and reward

  • NSW Commerce
  • Stage 5
 

Spending diary

Day of the week Item Price

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Budget workbook

Budget workbook

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Using the Moneysmart employer contributions calculator

You can use this calculator to: work out how much super you should be

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Applying for a tax file number

The following instructions detail how you can apply for a tax file number (TFN)

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Using the estimate my super tool

Go to ato.gov.au and search for ‘estimate my super’. Image: Estimate my

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Using the simple tax calculator

This calculator on the ATO website helps you to estimate the tax you owe on your

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Using the MoneySmart budget planner

This budget planner will help you to work out if you are living within your

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Creating a myGov account

What is myGov? A myGov account lets you link to a range of Government

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Using myTax

What is myTax? MyTax is the ATO’s online tool for lodging your tax return. It

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Doing a SWOT analysis

What is a SWOT analysis? A SWOT analysis is a tool for discovering internal

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Registering a business name

Your business name is a name under which you operate your business. If you are

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