Video tips

Our animated videos are a quick, fun way to learn more about the basics of managing money. The videos cover a range of topics including budgeting and saving, raising money-smart kids, and home loans.

  1. Saving and budgeting

    Need some budgeting tips? This video can help you figure out what you’re spending your money on, how to create a budget and set a savings goal.

  2. Raising money-smart kids

    When’s the right time to start talking money with your kids? We answer this question and more in this video.

  3. Buying your first home: setting your goals

    This video can help you consider what features are most important to you in a home and helps you think about how much you can afford.

  4. Buying your first home: how much can I afford?

    Before you start looking for your first home take a look at this video on tips to help you work out how much you can actually afford to spend.

  5. Buying your first home: saving for a deposit

    The first step towards buying your first home is saving a deposit. This video covers tips to help you get your savings on track.

  6. Buying your first home: fixed vs floating

    It makes sense to make sure you get the right loan for your circumstances. This video explains the key differences between fixed and floating interest rates.

  7. Buying your first home: different loan structures

    As well as the different interest options, there are generally three types of structures to consider for a home loan, offset, revolving credit and capped home loans.

  8. Insuring yourself

    Things may not always be smooth sailing in life, but you can be prepared for whatever comes your way. This video shows how you can provide for yourself and your family if something does go wrong.

  9. Insuring your assets

    Life can’t be predicted, sometimes the unexpected happens. This video can show you how to plan for the ‘what ifs’ in life.

  10. What is KiwiSaver?

    Got your retirement plans sorted? This video explains what KiwiSaver is and how it can help you save for your future.

  11. Choosing the right KiwiSaver fund

    There are multiple KiwiSaver fund options out there. Check out this video for help on choosing the right fund for you.

  12. Using KiwiSaver to buy your first home

    Buying your first home? Take a look at this video to see how KiwiSaver may be able to help you with your purchase.