Webster News

Lending Insights

How to make your home equity work for you

For most Americans, owning a home is part of the “American Dream”. It is also one of the largest expenses and biggest investments you can make in your life. It is very important to know your options and choose wisely when looking to finance your home…

Personal Banking Insights

The six C’s of credit

If you’re applying for a personal or business loan, it’s good to know the criteria that lenders look for, which is based upon a variety of qualities. Banks and lenders use these “Six C’s of Credit” to assess your loan application. If you’re about to…

Security Insights

How we prevent fraudulent transactions

You've just received an automated phone call from someone claiming to be "fraud prevention" calling on behalf of Webster Bank. They want to verify recent debit card transactions with you, but you know that you haven't used your card in days…

Personal Banking Insights

Your overdraft options - the choice is yours

Did you know that you can ask us to either decline debit card transactions or consider authorizing payments when you have insufficient funds in your checking account? Some people prefer to overdraw their account to let important payments…

Personal Banking Insights

Open a personal checking account with Webster Bank

Whether you are looking to establish a new banking relationship or are looking to enhance your existing relationship as your needs change, Webster is here for you with personalized service and solutions tailored to your needs.

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Personal Banking Insights

How to avoid overdraft fees

We know from hearing from our customers and from being customers ourselves that overdrafts can happen. Sometimes, we’ve heard a customer tell us that they use a register booklet AND our digital services regularly, but still managed to incur overdraft…

Webster Investments Insights

What do you really know about bear markets?

The Coronavirus Bear kicked the 11-year bull off of Wall Street very fast

A “bear market” occurs when stock prices in general are falling, and then widespread pessimism sustains the continued drop in prices. The stock market becomes a bear…