Operation Financial Literacy

With over 500 pages of information and activities, Operation Financial Literacy is a trusted classroom resource for many Australian high school teachers.

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Game on! Essi Money

Over half of all Australian high schools play ESSI Money – an online game that simulates 26 weeks and helps students to understand the fundamentals of Earning, Saving, spending and Investing – ESSI!

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ESSI Money 2.0 is here!

After 10 years and some great feedback about ESSI Money 1.0, we have been working hard to improve the experience of the game. As a result we are excited to introduce ESSI Money 2.0! … Read More

The Opposite of Debt

You may not be aware, but the Financial Basics Foundation was originally dreamt up by Collection House, one of Australia's largest debt collection agencies. Financial Basics is now a fully independent organisation, but Collection House continues to play a key role as a major sponsor, contributing $1.4 million in the last 13 years. … Read More

Shedding a light on celebrity endorsements

Think your students are immune to advertising? Research shows we’re not in as much control as we might like. … Read More

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