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Welcome, Bright Sparks!

You've arrived in your place to play, learn and get to know money better. Just like when we plant a seed in the ground to grow a huge tree, our savings may start small and grow into something much bigger. Here, you'll:

Have fun with Sparkie!

There are plenty of fun activities and games featuring Sparkie for you to download and have fun with!

Learn about saving

We've got some helpful tips and hints to help you earn more pocket money, and start to understand how to save for what you want.

Have your questions answered

Something you want to know more about? We've got answers to so many questions, but if you can't find the one you're after, let us know in your local branch.

Download and play with Sparkie!

Greater Bank's Financial Literacy Program

Financial literacy is a pretty cool skill to have! It can help you manage your money better, which is really useful when you want to save for something bigger like a phone, or a new game. We've prepared some fun video lessons that will explain what financial literacy is, why it's important to manage your expenses, and how loans work. Let's get started!

In this lesson, we'll start off by explaining what financial literacy is, and going through some important financial terms.

In this lesson, we've prepared a fun quiz for you! You'll be able to find out what your money mindset is, and how it affects the way you see money.

In this lesson we'll learn about different types of expenses, and why it is important to save in case the unexpected happens.

In our final lesson, we'll work out how to pay back small and large loans. We'll also learn what a credit score is and why it is important.

Use our handy calculators

Savings Goal Calculator

Budget Tracking Calculator

The gift of giving

Now that you have the hang of spending and saving, you may find that you have some extra money left over. It's possible to use this money to improve the lives of others by giving back to your community.