Presentation on theme: "SECTION 1 MONEY Choosing to Borrow Money Mr Tarn GCSE ECONOMICS: UNIT 11."— Presentation transcript:
SECTION 1 MONEY Choosing to Borrow Money Mr Tarn GCSE ECONOMICS: UNIT 11
SECTION 1 MONEY Aims of today’s lesson … Understand why people borrow Understand methods of borrowing money Understand the impact of changing interest rates
SECTION 1 MONEY How do you feel about borrowing? Lets see how other people view borrowing….
SECTION 1 MONEY What would you borrow money for? Lets see what other people would borrow money to buy….
SECTION 1 MONEY Case Study: Why Borrow Money There are times in our lives when we need to buy something but may not have the cash to pay for it there and then At times like that we may decide to borrow the money Meet Becky who is hoping to buy a car You are going to help her consider her options
SECTION 1 MONEY The impact of interest rates on Borrowing/saving money… The bank’s interest rate is the PRICE or COST of borrowing money AND the REWARD for saving money For example you might borrow £1,000 from a bank… …however, they will not give you the money for free you will have to repay the £1,000 plus interest For example you might borrow £1,000 from a bank… …however, they will not give you the money for free you will have to repay the £1,000 plus interest If you put money into a bank you will gain interest as a ‘thank you’ for saving your money with them
SECTION 1 MONEY The impact of changing interest rates on Borrowing/saving money… Banks and building societies regularly change their interest rates A change will have a major impact upon consumers, savers, borrowers, homeowners and businesses Q.What would be the impact on homeowners who have a mortgage if the interest rate were to increase? A. If they have a variable rate mortgage their repayments with change directly with the interest rate set by the bank; therefore a rise in interest rates will increase repayments, meaning they have less disposable income!
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