PD17 Budget support

3.5 hours

Household finances are tricky at the best of times. But when you have a separate amount of money coming into the household for a foster child it can be a lot more complicated.
On this course you will learn how to effectively manage your tamariki's finances in the short term and also to plan for your future. We address the age old questions of, how much do we make, how much do we spend and how much do we save? We will explore how to increase your income, reduce debt, and work with a cashflow.

Learning aims:
  • Identifying and understanding your money personality.
  • Learning the difference between needs and wants.
  • Setting goals and planning for change.
  • Learning how to keep track of your money.
  • Individualised plan to manage existing debt and control debt in the future.
  • Learning how to borrow sensibly.
  • Strategies on how to save.
  • Understanding you entitlements and community supports that are available.
  • Meet the requirements of the Shared Care agreement.