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2014 GAwards: Best Use of Engagement Techniques in Finance

Please nominate and/or vote for your favorite examples of programs and apps that are driving user engagement in the finance industry. For more information about the GAwards and to register for GSummit SF 2014 this June 10-13 in San Francisco (save $300 with code GAWARDS), visit http://sf14.gsummit.com/gawards/

- bankaroo :: virtual bank for kids

bankaroo :: virtual bank for kids

bankaroo started as a family project to help children learn how to manage their savings. Danielle came up with the idea when she was 11 years old and helped with the design testing and marketing. Dad helped with the technology, and mom helped with the rest. To date we have thousands of members from more than 70 countries around the globe.

The Accounted

A puzzle mystery with an accounting twist!

When a hotshot detective named ACE is confronted with puzzles and accounting information, she has no choice but to follow the case.

The mystery that unfolds in 1940’s New York challenges ACE’s accounting knowledge every step of the way though puzzles and accounting quizzes. ACE realizes that not everything is what it seems as she dives deeper into the world of notorious mobster, Tony Zoots.

*Puzzles - solve the puzzles and find the clues to get ACE to the next level. Can you help her solve the case?

*Accounting - challenge your knowledge of accounting. Can you complete the entire classified balance sheet and get to the bottom of Tony Zoots’ business?

*Educational - direct consultation with Athabasca University and the Alberta Accountants Unification Agency.

- bankaroo :: virtual bank for kids

bankaroo :: virtual bank for kids
bankaroo started as a family project to help children learn how to manage their savings. Danielle came up with the idea when she was 11 years old and helped with the design testing and marketing. Dad helped with the technology, and mom helped with the rest. To date we have thousands of members from more than 70 countries around the globe.

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Pinterest-style Financials

Pinterest-style Financials

Pinterest-style Financials is a financials services platform that uses pinboards for saving goals.

Typical financial services platform cater towards a player with knowledge of financial markets and instruments. This specific platform aimed to lower the barrier for engaging players by shifting the focus from a rather technical view to a savings goals' point of view. By using pinboards with a lot of images, players can define the elements and the amount of their savings goals by simply pinning images and defining due dates to the boards.

Because of the photos used, other players can follow and re-pin photos to their own boards, thus creating a social network and viral effect. The social component becomes a central part of the financial services platform.

Gamification design elements were used.

SaveUp | Save Money & Win Rewards | Personal FinanceSaveUp | Save Money & Win Rewards | Personal Finance

Get rewarded for your savings, not your spending. A revolutionary free rewards program to help people save money and get out of debt.

PACT-ify

Pactify is a gamified, web based tool to track the execution of performance improvement projects. You start with planning your actions and targeting the financial impact of the project. Then, to show your commitment, you can "PACT-ify" your project. During execution you then need to maximise "Pact Value" towards a goal by executing all required actions in line with the plan !

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Will you make it to the Top Floor of the ECB? Play the TOP FLOOR game and complete your mission.

Top Floor is a serious game that teaches about the inner workings of the Euro zone institutions.

The ECB’s Governing Council is meeting to decide on interest rates for the euro area. The player's mission? To collect the seven briefing documents and deliver them to the Council. Players need to answer a series of questions about the inner workings of euro zone institutions in order to collect the necessary documents and unlock new floors on the elevator.

Financial Entertainment

Financial Entertainment is a library of free online and mobile games that aim to improve personal financial capability, self-confidence, and knowledge. Recently highlighted by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Entertainment has proven to be a valuable tool for over 350,000 users. Learn More +