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Suncorp ESSI Money Family Challenge

ESSI: Earning, Spending, Saving and Investing

Creating a budget, securing an income, managing expenses and being smart with credit and investments – these are the building blocks of a healthy financial future. Now there’s a fun way to develop these skills at school and at home.

Let’s build a nation of money-confident kids

In 2016, Suncorp partnered with Financial Basics Foundation as part of our commitment to supporting young people and their financial literacy. Financial Basics Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation with a vision that all young Australians are financially capable and can manage their finances now and into the future. Together, we want to build a nation of money-confident kids.


Play now

  1. Play the Suncorp ESSI Money game
  2. Create your family account
  3. Start playing!

Tip: bookmark the game so you can return later!

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Financial Basics Foundation has developed an online game called ESSI Money (Earning, Spending, Saving & Investing) which is available to all Australian high schools. 91% of students say that playing ESSI Money is a fun way to learn about financial issues and 90% believe that it has helped them gain a deeper understanding about making good financial decisions*

*Suncorp Bank ESSI Money Game Quiz Responses 2016 (Financial Basics Foundation)

What would you do with $100? We asked these Aussie kids...

We asked a group of Australian kids and teens what they would do with $100? The answers might surprise you! Suncorp has partnered with Financial Basics Foundation to help support the financial literacy of Aussie kids.

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We’re excited to offer a version of the game to Suncorp customers –the Suncorp ESSI Money Family Challenge! Suitable for ages 10+, the Suncorp ESSI Money Family Challenge is a fun and interactive way for families to improve their financial knowledge and give kids the skills and confidence to manage their money.  Learn more below from our Suncorp Ambassador, Rebecca Sparrow.

Fact sheets

Check out our series of fact sheets to accompany the game. Use these to learn about some of the key areas of personal finance.

To learn more about Financial Basics Foundation or to register your class for ESSI Money visit: