How to Celebrate Father’s Day on a Budget

With Father’s Day coming soon, it’s time to start thinking about how to give your dad the best June 17 possible. Even if you can’t afford to buy him a new grill, take him to an expensive steakhouse or get him front-row tickets ...

Traveling During Retirement

When you retire, you have more time on your hands to see the world. However, with your fixed budget, planning your expenses out ahead of time is of utmost importance. Traveling during retirement is something that you can achieve ...

How to Keep the Kids Entertained During Summer Break

Most kids are already counting down the school days until summer break while their parents are frantic over ways to fill the long, lazy days of summer. A kid’s dream of summer fun (and a parent’s hope for quiet) can quickly ...

Unique Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day

Whether or not you have a friend or relative who is serving in the military, Memorial Day is a somber holiday honoring those who put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms we enjoy every day in America. Here are 10 thoughtful ...

Affordable Crossover Options

Because the segment has grown so popular with drivers over the past several years, you’re afforded no shortage of options if you’re in the market for a new crossover. Ranging in size, style and substance, the wide-ranging ...

5 Ways to Repurpose Old T-shirts

T-shirts are designed to reflect your personality, which makes it easy to fall into the habit of collecting them as your interests change. Before you know it, your drawers are overflowing and your closet is bulging with tees you ...

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day on a Budget

In an ideal world, you would have unlimited funds to spend on celebrating Mother’s Day; however, most of us operate on a tight budget. Even though your funds might be limited, the love, fun and joy of Mother’s Day doesn’t ...

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is on May 12 this year — just around the corner! Don’t let the holiday pass without expressing your appreciation to the mother figures in your life. Consider creating a do-it-yourself gift that is sure to put ...

Colonial in the Community – Spring 2019

The spring season is upon us. As we welcome warmer weather, longer days and of course, home buying season, we never forget the communities we serve. For decades Colonial has provided grants, community service and other services ...

7 Herbs You Should Be Growing

While dried herbs are a practical component of many modern-day kitchens, many food enthusiasts agree that nothing can take the place of fresh herbs. Whether you’re an avid cook or simply want to incorporate fresh ingredients ...