Though of the Week - Finances

Theme: Finances

Quote:

“All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.”

  • Spike Milligan

 

Explanation/Question/Challenge:

We are told in life that we need to do well in school, get a good job and earn money to make sure we can live.  It is important to make sure you can get a good job that you enjoy but when our only focus is money this can have a negative impact on relationships and those around us.

  • If you were given £1million what would you do with it?
  • Do you think it’s more important to have a job that has a high salary but you hate or that doesn’t pay well but you love? Why?
  • In pairs find out the average cost of living in different parts of the country? What is the average wage, how much is a house, what are bills like? How does the South West look in comparison to the rest of the country?