Winterizing Your Home

As the temperature gradually begins to drop and winter rolls in, your house requires important maintenance to ensure it’s prepared for the coldest time of the year. Just like you would winterize your car or your wardrobe, you ...

Small Ways to Save Every Day

Small changes you implement into your daily life can make a big impression on your financial health. If you’re looking for ways to save money every day without committing to a major financial overhaul, consider the following ...

Protect Your Online Accounts from Phishing

Phishing is an all too common way for scammers to learn your personal information and access your financial accounts. To help prevent yourself from falling victim to a scam, it’s wise to learn exactly how phishing works. What ...

7 Essential Toolbox Items for Your Home

It doesn’t matter if you know how to build a deck or raise a barn — we all need tools. When you’re gearing up for a DIY project or preparing for simple maintenance around your apartment, you can’t go wrong stocking your ...

What is Private Mortgage Insurance?

One of the biggest hurdles potential homebuyers face is saving enough for the down payment and closing costs associated with buying a home. One misconception out there is the thought that you need at least 20 percent down to purchase ...

Refinance to Fund Your Home Renovation

Over the past several months, most Americans have been spending more time at home than ever before. While being at home may be a challenge for some, it’s also opened a number of homeowner’s eyes to how they can improve their ...

Mobile Payment Scams to Avoid

Apps that allow you to conduct transactions directly from your mobile phone have been quickly growing in popularity. Unfortunately, scammers now try to take advantage of this convenience by tricking you into inadvertently sending ...

Should You Buy a Foreclosed Home?

Many home buyers look at foreclosed homes as potentially great deals. However, the reality is that buying a foreclosed house can come with downsides that outweigh the initial advantages. The following are some of the factors to ...

Colonial Savings, F.A. to Hold Free Financial Empowerment Webinar on July 28

Colonial Savings, F.A. will be holding a free, no-obligation Financial Empowerment Webinar on Tuesday, July 28, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The webinar will cover a number of financial basics and aims to help those who may be struggling ...

Do Bathroom Remodels Increase Home Value?

Deciding what home improvement projects to invest in can be tricky. You don’t want to pour money into a renovation or remodel that won’t pay off when you go to sell. If you’re eager to increase your home’s value, consider ...