How to Teach Your Kids to Be Money Smart

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Featured, In the News, Peoples Bank News, Personal Financial Insights |

Everyone knows that children and teenagers learn best from their parents (or caregiver). Few things are more relevant to success than money “smarts”. Therefore, your teaching of financial literacy is crucial. But where would you start? Back in November 2015, when we wrote Tips for Teaching Young People About Money, there were few good aids for teaching financial literacy to young people. But, in the short time between then and now, the Consumer...

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Help Children Stay Safe Online

Posted on May 1, 2014 in Online Security |

Perhaps the biggest internet threat isn’t your identity, it’s the threat to your children and grandchildren. Guardians of children are better off being proactive and preparing their defenses against online threats. Bullies aren’t just in the school yard, they are also online. Predators are a constant threat, and now mobile devices can give them an extra “in” to vulnerable children. Knowing that, and knowing what form that threat can take is...

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Saving Starts Early: What Your Child Can Learn About Money

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in Managing Your Money, Peoples Bank News |

Whether it’s a new video game, a plush puppy, or an ice cream cone, children’s wants usually don’t take money into account. But while being young means not having to worry about mortgages and grocery costs, this doesn’t mean they don’t need to know some financial basics. By teaching them some simple and easy to understand lessons about money, you can help your children to have a strong foundation in understanding...

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