Everyone getting ahead financially

The National Strategy is a framework for action to help increase the financial capability of New Zealanders. The vision outlined in this National Strategy is about equipping and enabling all New Zealanders to navigate through a lifetime’s worth of financial choices. Choices that can lead to everyone getting ahead financially. The strategy is clear and pragmatic with five work streams. Bringing about sustainable behaviour change can be a challenge. It’s resource-hungry and definitely not for the faint-hearted, but success is improved with collaboration.

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  • Talk

    Money has traditionally been regarded as a taboo subject. We’d like to see that change.

  • Learn

    The National Strategy aims to equip New Zealanders to navigate their way through products, choices, demands and needs across a lifetime.

  • Plan

    It’s about knowing where you want to be, what success looks like, and making a plan to get there.

  • Debt - Smart

    Enabling New Zealanders to take control of their debt and make it work for them, not against them.

  • Save / Invest

    Getting people actively engaged with their personal finances and saving/investing in the short, medium and long term

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Show me the Money Week: 5 – 11 September 2016

Now in its fifth year, Money Week is the platform for us to work together with partners to change the financial behaviours of New Zealanders.

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Wanted: Facilitator for new online learning hub

The Commission is looking for a facilitator for our new online education hub for teachers.

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Seeing the ‘financial’ in adult literacy and numeracy

The National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults is a key part of the national infrastructure to strengthen the literacy and numeracy skills of adult learners in New Zealand – including their financial capability.

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Building financial capability in Wellington

The new Wellington Financial Capability Practitioners and Providers Network kicked off this month, with the aim of making the capital a more financially capable city

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Welcome to the new National Strategy digital environment

Explore the key features of the digital environment to find out more about the strategy and join the conversation in the forum.

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Network

Join the conversation in our user forum, designed for sharing stories and experiences around the National Strategy. It’s a great way to connect with others working in the financial capability space.

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