The holiday season is upon us, which can lead to big spending. Don’t worry, here are some tips for kids to help them earn and save money during the busy season. READ MORE
Recently Forbes published “3 Financial Goals To Focus On In Every Decade.” The article discussed goals for people 20 and over. Walter the Vault feels it’s important for children and teens to have financial goals as well. READ MORE
How do we get children to learn without them knowing they are actually learning? Walter the Vault encourages children to become Money Masters by turning real-life situations into financial problems to solve. Next time while running errands with the kids, have them assist with the finances and paying. The goal is for children to then apply these lessons learned to their everyday lives. READ MORE
Walter the Vault had a special appearance at the Family Financial Literacy Fair on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 from 10am-1pm at the Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills, New York. About 130 families participated at the fair encouraging children and families to learn about financial literacy.
There were a number of booths and activities for children of all ages including writing a check at a bank, playing supermarket, ordering at a drive through food establishment, designing a bank, creating money origami, learning basic money terms, and much more. A popular booth was Walter the Vault, teaching children about allowance, saving money and how to unlock your dreams by answering what you want to be when you grow up. READ MORE
Money, money, and some more money! Why does it seem everything is about money? Spending and saving is something we all do or try to do in our daily lives. Isn’t it necessary for children to do the same, or at the very least to at least think about?
Meet Walter the Vault. Walter is a “Money Master” and a fun, animated character here to help. He teaches children the basics of financial literacy such as how to save reasonably, spend responsibly, invest wisely, give appropriately, and budget regularly. By following Walter the Vault, children can become Money Masters. READ MORE