Do Ice and Snow Damage Your House?

Shoveling snow and salting sidewalks are chores synonymous with winter. But sidewalks aren’t the only aspects of your home that can be affected by winter weather. Here is a closer look at how ice and snow damage your house. Stress ...

Essential Ingredients for a Healthy Smoothie

If you often skip breakfast due to a lack of time or you simply don’t like traditional breakfast foods, a smoothie or a smoothie bowl is a good, quick option. But it’s important that your smoothies are well-balanced with healthy ...

Home Down Payments and Alternatives

Among the most challenging hurdles to overcome on your path to home ownership is the down payment. Unless you are in a great position of financial advantage, coming up with a large sum of liquid capital at one time is a difficult ...

Should You Become a Landlord?

When you’re looking for places to invest your cash, buying a rental property might seem like an ideal investment. Money that comes in from rent payments is called passive income according to Investopedia because you aren’t ...

Shop Smarter This Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching and you might be stressed thinking about how you are going to buy gifts for all of your friends and family. But it is possible to get everything you need as long as you set realistic goals. Set ...

Colonial Partners with Two Dallas-Fort Worth Area Organizations

Colonial has partnered with Trinity Habitat for Humanity to provide funding and home buyer education to assist low-to-moderate income families in Fort Worth. Colonial has pledged up to $2 million in working capital to allow Trinity ...

Benefits of Getting Life Insurance Young

It’s commonly believed that young, healthy people don’t need life insurance. However, while life insurance may seem like an unnecessary expense when you’re in your twenties and early thirties, it can actually serve as a ...

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 ...

How to Create an Indoor Garden

For those living in an apartment or even a house with no backyard space, making a personal garden can be a challenge. But with a few creative tips and tricks, you can soon have your own indoor garden that’s full of tasty herbs, ...

3 Sauces to Spruce Up Your Home Cooking

If you cook your family’s meals in bulk to package them as leftovers, you probably rely on the same tried-and-true, quick, and inexpensive recipes month after month. Have you ever considered making your own sauces to give those ...