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 ...

The Pros and Cons of Store Credit Cards

Chances are, you have been offered the opportunity to sign up for at least one store credit card while visiting a major retail chain. These offers are often quite tempting, promising you several exclusive benefits if you sign ...

Why a Thorough Business Plan Is Important

If you’ve recently started or are about to start your own business, you might be wondering if it’s really necessary to have a business plan. While it might seem like a lot of work, making a business plan is essential for the ...

Setting Travel Expense Limits for Your Employees

Business travel might be a necessary expense, however there’s no doubt that it can be a costly one. According to Certify, companies spend almost $112 billion on domestic travel each year, with employees spending about $949 each ...

How to Set Attainable Goals for the New Year

Making resolutions is a tradition for many people who want to start the New Year off fresh and focused. Whether you’re determined to revamp your eating habits, get in shape, start a new business or pursue a new passion, the ...

New Semester Prep: How to Save Money on Campus

If you’re attending college, you don’t need anyone to tell you that it’s very expensive. No matter if your parents are paying your tuition, you took out loans or you have at a part-time job, you want to make sure that your ...

How to Maintain Exercise Habits When the Weather Changes

As autumn creeps in, you may find your summer exercise routine in jeopardy thanks to colder, rainier weather. Exercise habits need not fall by the wayside when the weather changes — there are a number of strategies that can ...

Identifying Your Wants Vs. Your Needs

The foundation of successfully managing your finances is budgeting, and a pillar of budgeting is learning to distinguish your needs from your wants. If you can’t differentiate those, you could wind up overspending on luxuries ...

Colonial Launches Inaugural Employee Volunteer Challenge

Colonial is very excited to announce the launch of our inaugural Employee Volunteer Challenge. From October 1 – December 31, Colonial employees will be engaging in a friendly competition to get out in their communities and give ...

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 ...