Can students use Kiwisaver to buy a first house?

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Hi Nick, This is a great question. Unfortunately, it's not an automatic option through the website, the reason being that the properties are seen as investments as students earn a rental income once

A student buys a property do they have to take out a loan for the remainder?

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My changes in Banqer

My changes in Banqer

I am a second year BT with a Year 5 & 6 class. I used Banqer from my second term last year and the kids loved it. We used it right through until the end of the year and i was excited about using it fr

Purchasing property on Banqer

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1. Yes 2. Yes 3. Yes I have found in the past that students who invest early in properties make the biggest financial gains. An interesting point to talk about could be: Is it better to fully pay off

Year 6/7 Class

Year 6/7 Class

We introduced Banqer to our class in Term 4 last year and t was an instant success with the students and with the parents as well.have continued to use it again this year and proving very motivational

Monopoly, Probability & Financial Literacy

Monopoly, Probability & Financial Literacy

My Year 10 class have spent one maths lesson a week learning about Financial Literacy, during the last 10 weeks. I only see these students 4 times a week and they really enjoy what they are learning.

Risks and benefits of insurance

Risks and benefits of insurance

I activated the Property Insurance module at the start of this week and my class had a great discussion about the risks and benefits of insurance: Sometimes you pay a lot of money for something you ne

Banqer in Room 8

Banqer in Room 8

Banqer has been an excellent resource in our classroom this year. The children have learnt to transfer money from their spending account to their savings. They have also learnt to pay their teacher fo

Banqer in the classroom

Banqer in the classroom

We use Banqer on a weekly basis. We are at the stage where students are applying for jobs (after providing a CV) and also buying houses. Such a great way to learn about the real world and motivate s

Purchase desks not property

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You could number all of your desks with property names from Banqer, but unfortunately we can't set that up on our end sorry. You might just have to get creative!

Team 2 Banqer

Team 2 Banqer

This term the children are so excited to be buying houses! They have money saved from their monitor jobs in the first term , plus interest on their savings.They will be learning that in order to buy a

Class Auction Pack

Class Auction Pack

I showed my Year 8 class what was in the class auction pack after they had just sat a very challenging timed maths test. There were squeals (yes LOUD squeals!) of delight from some of the girls as I b