Other posts in the Kids Category

Kids Count at WWFCU

As parents, we all want to set our kids on a solid financial path. A great way to do this is to open a savings account with them. Who? Is there an ideal age for a child to have a savings account? It partially depends on the child. They should have a beginning understanding of

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Money Lessons for Homebound Kids

If you’re stuck at home with your kids during the coronavirus outbreak, you’re probably grasping at ways to keep your young ones busy. We always think financial education should be a top priority no matter how old you are, but now may be the perfect time to teach your kids a thing or two about

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How to Avoid Fraud and Protect Yourself

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about fraud these days, including from everyone here at WWFCU. That’s because dealing with fraud is an ongoing process. Here are several tips and recommendations to help you avoid fraud and protect yourself: Monitor Your Credit Check Your Credit Report – Stay on top of fraud by knowing what’s

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Money Lessons with Back-to-School Shopping

For most kids, back-to-school shopping is all about finding the perfect pencil bag or backpack. But as their parents, it’s up to you to take it up a notch and use it to teach them a few financial lessons as well: Budgeting– Work with your kids to put together a shopping list and then a

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How to Raise Money-Smart Kids

For some parents, talking to their kids about money is almost as difficult as discussing the birds and the bees. Don’t be one of those parents! Talking to your kids about money should basically be a series of easy, simple and straightforward conversations that you have throughout their lives. No pressure, right? Early Elementary Before

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Save Money this Back-to-School Season

Who knew that erasers and binders could cost so much? Americans spent over $28 billion on back-to-school purchases in 2018. That’s an average of about $650 per child. Scary, huh? Your bottom line doesn’t need to be so scary or so high. We have a few tips to help you save some money this back-to-school

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Three Jars: Teach Your Kids to Save, Spend and Give

If your kids are like most, any money you give them burns a hole in their pockets. This isn’t that different from most adults, come to think of it! As parents, you want to set your kids on the right money path as soon as possible so they learn the value of saving and giving

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Introducing Your Kids to Credit and Debt

The concept of credit is enormously broad, as well as enormously important. It’s only natural that the idea of introducing it to your kids is accompanied by apprehension. After all, their credit and debt habits will have a profound impact on their lives. If you start early with some engaging simulation of real-life finances, you

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