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First-Time Home Buyers:

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As “For Sale” signs pop up like crocuses, the home-buying season bursts into full bloom. But too often, mortgage myths dissuade potential first-time home buyers from taking that step from renting to owning. Don’t let these six misconceptions stop you from moving forward. [. . .]

Positioned For Growth:


Webster President and CEO John Ciulla recently sat down to share some highlights from the 2017 Annual Report, including HSA Bank, Commercial Banking and Community Banking achievements. [. . .]

Five ways to bank safer for National Cybersecurity Month


October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity, and a time for all of us to refresh our knowledge of cybersecurity best [. . .]

4 low-cost strategies to fight the high cost of fraud

In 2016, 30% of fraud cases occurred in small businesses, and 60% of these didn’t recover any of... [. . .]

Smart ways to prevent fraud from hacking into your profits

When you're focused on growing your business, we know that finding the time to think about fraud protection can be difficult. [. . .]

Homebuyer's Helper: How much home can you afford?


People often start their search by getting a preapproved mortgage. That may speed things up—but there's a big difference between how much you can borrow and how much you can afford. [. . .]

To Buy or Not to Buy: 3 Questions Every Renter Needs to Consider


Today, 37% of all U.S. [. . .]

The benefits of reserve studies for homeowner and community associations

By: Dev Singh

As part of the Specialty Banking Group at Webster, I have had the opportunity to help many local homeowner and community associations develop strategies for managing their finances. [. . .]

Pardon me, is that my tax refund in your pocket?


How to protect yourself against tax-related fraud Imagine filing your tax return only to find that some stranger beat you to it. Sound crazy? It’s actually the latest craze among identity thieves. And right now is peak season. [. . .]

Spending too much life on your money? Time for a refund.


Spending too much life on your money? Time for a refund. Between work, kids and home, you don't have time to get bogged down by your money. Hours spent on trips to the bank, paying bills and paperwork can rob you of the time and energy you need for more important things. [. . .]