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Banqer challenges Kiwis to escape debt

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Banqer challenges Kiwis to escape debt

Despite the country's outward appearance of affluence and wealth, in reality, New Zealand is a nation of debt which sits on a half a trillion-dollar debt bomb with a growing chunk of it belonging to ordinary households.

Future learning

Teaching kids about money seems to fall into a grey area between parents and school educators, with both assuming the responsibility will be carried out by the other. International growth lead at Banqer, Simon Brown, discusses what can be done to make the next generation more financially savvy.

Crossing the ditch

As we know, Kiwis head to Australia for a lot of reasons. But to help teach kids financial literacy? Now that’s a kakapo of a different colour.

Year in Review 2016, brought to you by Kiwibank

In the latest edition of our series asking some of Aotearoa's best-known businesspeople and visionaries to take a step back and offer their insights on how the past year has gone and how the future might unfold, we chat with Banqer's Kendall Flutey.

Education

Idealog featured Kendall Flutey, the co-founder of financial capability tool, Banqer, in the emerging talent section of the last issue. Since then, Kiwibank has given more backing to the tool and, through its sponsorship, is paying to put it into 1000 classrooms. Here's how she got to this point.