Volunteering During Retirement

Most people spend the majority of their adult lives saving up for retirement. However, many retirees find themselves somewhat bored with their post-work life once they finally hit the retirement milestone. As a result, the number ...

When to Pay Cash or to Finance

Purchasing a vehicle is one of the largest and most important financial transactions you will make in your lifetime. It can also be one of the most complicated, with a variety of options to consider and many choices to make, such ...

Why Renters Insurance is Important

Homeowners insurance is one of the most valuable resources individuals can rely upon during a natural disaster, or any other incident resulting in a damaged house. According to Barbara Kiviat of Consumer Reports, the vast majority ...

Colonial Named Top 25 Mortgage Company

Colonial Savings, F.A. has been named to the list of Top 25 Mortgage Lenders and Servicers in the Mortgage Industry by MReport, a leading source of breaking news and up-to-date information for the housing and mortgage industry. The ...

Should You Downsize?

According to a Harris Poll survey performed on behalf of Trulia, 64.2 percent of baby boomers — except those already living in a small home measuring less than 800 square feet — expressed a desire to move into a smaller home ...

Is Paying for Private School Worth It?

You want your child to have the best education possible because a quality, inspiring and well-rounded education will give her the tools to be a lifelong learner. A good education will enrich her mind with facts and figures, challenge ...

Benefits of Working Out in the Morning

You’re on a very tight schedule day in and day out, but you always find time for the gym or a jog. Your fitness might be a priority, but sometimes it can be difficult to carve an hour or two out of each evening after a long ...

Should Having Children Change Your Retirement Savings Priorities?

If you have children, chances are you want to help them pay for some portion of their university tuition. Although it might be tempting to focus on building your child’s education fund above your retirement fund, it’s not ...

Navigating Your 401(k)

Whether retirement is far off in the future or right around the corner, you need to start planning for it now. Starting with your 401(k), the following tips will help you navigate the complexities of saving money when you’re ...

The Hidden Costs of Car Buying

Buying a car, whether new or used, is an exciting yet expensive time. In addition to the sticker price, you have to budget for hidden costs associated with securing your new ride. From dealership fees and taxes to insurance premiums, ...