What is fair banking?

What is fair banking? We asked everyday Kiwis and here's what they said.
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Sep 14, 2023

Like biscuits baking in the oven, Debut is so close, we can almost taste it. While getting things ready, we're also continuously challenging ourselves to think critically. With so much excitement, we want to make sure we stay focused on what's important. We went around Wellington asking people to tell us what fair banking means to them.

What does fair banking mean to you?

Themes of fair banking

Some of the common themes people have shared.

  • Transparency
  • Fair returns
  • No charges or hidden fees
  • Equitable lending
  • Win-win strategy

Next, we want to hear from you. Let us know what better banking looks like to you? We're listening. We want to build better banking together with you and share your views with New Zealand's banking regulators too. Let's build better banking for everyone.

Click here to share your voice.

Derrick Olivier is Head of Community and Growth at Debut
Debut is the best way to save, track, budget and understand your money.
We’re doing something that’s never been done in New Zealand. We’re building a bank carefully, thoughtfully and with feedback from our customers. This is only the beginning.
Please note, Debut is not a registered bank under the Banking (Prudential Supervision) Act. This is about our future intentions. Investments with us are not supervised currently by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.