Tools and information to improve your financial capability

Financial capability is the cornerstone of a healthy and vibrant economy and is strongly supported by the New Zealand banking sector. It helps people make informed choices to improve their financial well-being.

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association is committed to raising awareness of financial information that broadens the understanding of good money management.

Financial capability tools

NZBA aims to provide easy and free access to both financial information and money management tools. This list directs you to member websites that contain such information:

Financial capability programmes

NZBA members are also involved in a range of activities promoting financial literacy. They undertake community workshops either directly or working alongside other organisations. Examples include:

Are you ready for retirement?

The Retirement Commissioner has been talking to a whole range of Kiwis about their thoughts on retirement and what they’re doing to get ready or not. See what they have to say here. More stories can be viewed here.

For more on retirement planning check out Sorted.


Thinking of getting into KiwiSaver, or wondering if you’re in the right fund to suit your needs? Sorted’s KiwiSaver Fund Finder can help. Check out the Fund Finder here.

Investor literacy

The Financial Markets Authority provides practical information for investors here.