How to Live on a Fixed Income in Retirement

Before retirement, you probably had the chance to increase your income, such as by earning promotions or changing jobs. But during retirement, it’s more common to live on a fixed monthly income determined by your savings. This ...

Save Big on Your Wedding with These 6 Tips

Your wedding will be one of the most important days of your life, but planning the big day can be a budget-straining experience. These tips will help you and your partner achieve the ceremony and reception of your dreams — while ...

Savings Tips For Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a great opportunity for students, but it can also be an expensive one. If you want to immerse yourself in a different country but are worried about paying for your trip, keep these savings tips in mind. Start ...

Finding the Perfect Business Location

Every entrepreneur is familiar with the old adage, “Location is everything.” No matter the quality of your products or services, if your clients can’t get to them, you won’t have much luck in business. Don’t let a bad ...

Colonial’s Homebuyer Education Webinar – June 29

As Colonial continues to bring added value to the communities we serve through donations, volunteerism, education and community outreach, we are excited to announce that we are hosting a free, no-obligation Homebuyer Education ...

Moving Tips to Make Relocating Less Stressful

Whether you’re just heading to a new home across town or traveling clear across the country, moving can be a stressful experience. From packing to scheduling to organizing and making tons of phone calls, it can be absolutely ...

Three Things You Should Know Before Consolidating Debt

Consolidating debt is a common and proven debt management strategy. In short, it involves combining multiple debts into a single payment, making your overall debt easier to handle. It may even reduce total debt via lower interest ...

Staying Motivated while Eliminating Debt

Although not a traditional four-letter word that would get you into trouble if you said it as a kid in school, there is no doubt debt is one of the worst words in the English language. Financial debt affects your sense of self, ...

Upgrading Your Backyard With Help From Colonial

If you are wanting to upgrade your backyard, you might be a bit hesitant about where to begin. Trust me, you aren’t alone. There is nothing worse than beginning a home project only to realize you don’t have the time or the ...

Organizing and Storing Your Online Passwords

To safeguard your financial, private, and personal information from identity thieves and hackers, you should use unique passwords for each of your online accounts as well as for each of your devices. From email — both personal ...