Netwealth tackles financial literacy with new technology partner

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Key points: Netwealth in partnership with a NZ tech company, is bringing a financial literacy program to Australia targeting 15,000 kids nationally over the next 12 months. Known as Banqer, the program aligns with Netwealth’s desire to inspire Australians to see wealth differently and to discover a brighter future. Banqer is a virtual classroom economy […]

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Financial education: ensuring our kids are free to innovate

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In my Breaking poor money habits: bringing financial literacy to the classroom article, I discussed some of the implications of a financially illiterate society. We talked about the ramifications of an assumed financial education, and started exploring the idea of standardising this educational experience by bringing it into the classroom. With such a discussional foundation laid, I’d like […]

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Breaking poor money habits: bringing financial literacy to the classroom

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Following the tumultuous financial landscape of late, the importance of a financially literate society has been center stage for a lot of us. The implications of letting yet another generation perpetuate our poor money habits are drastic. However, with this concern comes a real opportunity. An opportunity to break the cycle, and instill some sound […]

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Banqer wins Best FinTech Innovation Award at Afiniation Showcase

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Wellington-based startup Banqer, the online platform that facilitates the teaching of financial education in the classroom in a fun engaging way creating a virtual ‘classroom currency’, took out the Best Innovation in Show Award at the recent Afiniation FinTech Showcase. The Afiniation Showcase, held at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney, featured over 30 of Australia […]

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