Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Exploring Values, Needs & Wants. © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Exploring Values, Needs & Wants. © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring."— Presentation transcript:

1 Exploring Values, Needs & Wants

2 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 2 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 What are Values?  Something that is desirable, worthwhile, and important  Influenced by family, friends, teachers, coaches, television, and movies  Each person has different values which guide his/her daily decisions

3 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 3 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 Best Friend Advertisement  Write an advertisement for a best friend Include at least five qualities or characteristics you desire or value in a friend Describe why those qualities are important

4 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 4 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 Needs vs. Wants  Need - something necessary or required for life  Brainstorm examples of needs Food, water, clothing and shelter

5 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 5 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 How Much Money Does A Person Need?  Families in India earn $1.00 to $2.00 a day.  Could your family live off $1.00 to $2.00 a day?  What do you think families in India think they NEED?  How do values influence needs? You need shelter, but do you NEED a mansion? You need clothes, but do you NEED designer clothes?

6 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 6 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 Needs vs. Wants  Want - something unnecessary but desired  May increase the quality of living or make a person happier  Brainstorm examples of wants MP3 player, Play Station, designer clothes  How do values influence wants? If being popular or having all of the newest gadgets is valued, a person may have a lot of wants

7 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 7 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 You Decide!  Car  Nike Sneakers  Hot Tub  Computer  Food  i-Pod  Cell Phone  Clothes

8 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 8 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 Spending Money  How do values influence how people spend money and make financial decisions? If an individual values helping others, he may decide to give money to a church or other charitable groups  How do needs and wants influence how people spend money and make financial decisions?

9 © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring Values, Needs & Wants – Slide 9 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona G1 Remember…  Value - Something that is desirable, worthwhile, and important  Need - something necessary or required for life  Want - something unnecessary but desired  A person’s values and perception of needs and wants influence personal financial decisions!


Download ppt "Exploring Values, Needs & Wants. © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2007 – Get Ready to Take Charge of Your Finances – Exploring."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google