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Children Answer Money Questions

Children Answer Money Questions

We asked some Webster bankers to see what their children knew about money and how it works by asking them simple questions. Some of their answers may surprise you.   Alice, Age 2 If you had lots of money, what would you buy? A kangaroo   How much money does a kangaroo cost? $22   [...]

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

When I was a teenager, I made a lot of assumptions about how money and credit work. After all, it’s not like there’s a checking account course in high school! Here are the five biggest money misconceptions that plagued me in my youth.   “Who Reads the Fine Print Anyway?” I don’t really know why, [...]

Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Parents – Let’s Talk About…Money

Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Parents – Let’s Talk About…Money

I don’t know about you, but my teenage years were full of uncomfortable conversations with my parents. Time inevitably adds perspective to these conversations. It is easy to look back and see the value, but I distinctly remember finding these conversations tedious and awkward. I would have rather mowed the lawn any day than have [...]

Money Management for Teens

Money Management for Teens

For many teens, saving money is never as fun as spending it. However, there comes a time in most people’s lives when money is truly needed. Whether you require unexpected repairs to your vehicle or need to pay your way through college, it is important to always have some available cash sitting on the sideline. [...]

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