Financial literacy for people with disability

The basic finance small group program takes you on a journey of discovery to explore your finances, how to best utilise your money and save for what is important to you.

The program utilises explicit teaching, with modelling of skills, to help participants understand how to manage their money. Each section is broken down with easy-to-understand language and practical skills.

Discover your strengths and weakness around spending and saving money. Learning to recognise these strengths and weaknesses, is the first steps to understanding your spending habits and help you to start a regular savings plan.

Education is provided around safety with money and participants can explore their financial circle of security.

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People with disability are more likely to fall victim to scams and financial predators.

Topics include:

  • Financial safety – who are your safe people and can be trusted to know about your money?
  • Personal Tax – why do we to pay tax and other basic information including applying for a Tax File Number (TFN)
  • Budgeting/goals – why is budgeting important, how do I plan my spendings and savings and how can I create SMART financial goals and achieve them
  • Scam education – how to spot a scam, avoid getting tricked by scammers and what to do if I fall victim to a scam.
  • Credit and debit – what is the difference? What are the pros and cons for each and how can I be money smart?
  • Smart shopping – explore strategies to be a smart shopper and get the best value for money. Learn how to avoid impulse buys and stick to your budget and achieve your financial goals.
  • Bank statements – what are they telling us and how and why do we read them.
  • Superannuation – why is it so important, how do I get it and what can I do with it.
  • Insurance – different types and basic information.
  • Scams – how to spot them and what to do if you fall victim to one.
  • Personal Tax – why do we need to pay this and basic information you need to know
  • Superannuation and retirement – what you need to know
  • Insurance – different types and basic information

Additional individual sessions may be available to book for participants who require some additional one on one learning at our individual rates.

Click on the link below  to register you details. Every effort will be made to place participants into groups but this is dependent on availability. Wait lists may apply.

Dates for term 1: 2024 

Duration: 9 weeks * 1hr sessions

Investment: $45/session

Dates: Tuesday sessions: 30th Jan to 26th Mar  2:00pm to 3.00pm 

Wednesday sessions: 30st Jan to 27th Mar 4:00pm to 5:00pm