Managing Income: US 24697

This resource helps teachers deliver the Financial Capability Unit Standard 24697 ‘Perform income-related calculations for personal financial capability’ (Level 1, 2 Credits). Students will learn methods used to calculate gross income, using annual, monthly, fortnightly, weekly and hourly income rates.

Curriculum links

Financial Capability is a core generic domain on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework. This unit of work also has links to the Social Sciences and Mathematics and Statistics learning areas.


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Managing Income: US 24697

  • Year 11-13
  • 25-30 hrs
  • Mathematics and Statistics
    Social Sciences
    Level 1 Financial Capability Unit Standard
  • Free to NZ schools
  • Led by teachers
    Training Available
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Students taking part will

  • Practice various methods of converting hourly income into weekly, fortnightly and annual income
  • Understand factors that affect net pay
  • Calculate income tax on personal income
  • Investigate KiwiSaver interest rates 
  • Calculate KiwiSaver repayments
  • Calculate student loan repayments
  • Complete a practice assessment


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Download includes:

  • Using Financial Capability Unit Standards
  • Activity: 24697 Interactive Student Workbook
  • Helpful information