31 Jan 2024

SMART$: New tool teaching teens financial literacy

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 31 January 2024
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School's back for many around the country, and it's hoped a new tool can help boost students' financial literacy.

It's been developed by PMG Charitable Trust in partnership with Life Education Trust New Zealand - building on a previous financial literacy programme.

It's an online platform called SMART$ Online that includes videos, role play and interactive content.

Some 2000 year 9 to 11 students took it for a test run last year - and there were good results.

PMG Charitable Trust's general manager Bridget Lem joins Kathryn with the details.