Helping kids progress their dreams

We've been helping Kiwi kids learn about money since 1926, so we know teaching them good money habits today gets them closer to their dreams tomorrow. We have heaps of ways to make it easy and fun for kids to learn about money. Check out some of the ways we can help you and your kids. 

Getting kids started

From bank accounts to tips, we've got a range of interactive tools to help you get your kids started on the right foot.

Growing cash clever kids with ASB GetWise

Since 2010, over 800 000 schools kids from all over New Zealand have signed up to learn about money through our fun, tailored workshops. Best of all, it's free.  ASB GetWise facilitators visit schools with resources for kids and teachers, while parents can also access a range of resources online.

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A bank account just for kids

Our Headstart account is fee free and just for kids. By setting up your child their own account you can teach them about saving and spending.  But the Headstart account is just the start. Once this is set up, you can order Clever Kash, our award winning cashless moneybox to help your child save for the things they want - especially when you don't have cash in your pocket. 

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Meet Clever Kash, your savings buddy

Meet Clever Kash, ASB's cashless moneybox. First, transfer money from your ASB account to your child's ASB savings account. Then use the ASB Mobile app to swipe virtual notes and coins towards Clever Kash and watch their savings balance grow on Clever Kash's tummy.

Meet Clever Kash

ASB School Banking

Creating good saving habits from a young age keeps kids one step ahead in the future. Our ASB School Banking Programme helps kids learn about saving by making regular cash deposits at schools that are registered to the programme.

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Tools to help you raise cash clever kids

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What kids tell us


Dream job: A police person or a firefighter or a bubble-gum maker and an ambulance person.

If I had a million dollars I would: Buy a lollipop and a bow and arrow and a gun and lots of bananas and a farm.

Currently saving for: A chocolate and some toys.


Dream job: A builder, a shark person or a vet.

If I had a million dollars I would: Buy an iPad, toys and a new car for mummy to drive me in.

Currently saving for: An iPad.


Dream job: To work in a radio station.

If I had a million dollars I would: Buy Abbie (my older sister) lots of braces for her teeth.

Currently saving for:  A new badminton racquet. 


Dream job: To be in the Army or be a presenter on a kids TV show. 

If I had a million dollars I would buy: Buy a Bugatti.

Currently saving for:  A Segway.


Dream job: Shoe designer.

If I had a million dollars, I would: Spend some of it on leathers for shoes and spend some of it on my Mum.

Currently saving for: To start up a shop.


Dream job: Astronaut.

If I had a million dollars, I would: Buy space and moon virtual reality plus give some to the poor.

Currently saving for: Lego Friends Hospital.


Dream job: Engineer.

If I had a million dollars I would: Give half to charity and buy my parents a new car.

Currently saving for:  A watch.


Dream job: Working at NASA (in Mission Control or designing rockets); or a car dealer.

If I had a million dollars, I would: Buy wallpaper for my bedroom, big desk, gaming chair, PC gaming setup, the best phone possible, private school education, big donation to Starship (cos they looked after my sister when she was sick), 2 or 3 dogs, give some to my parents and sisters, save for university and my future.

Currently saving for: Gaming PC.

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