Easy, Reliable Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

You’ve likely heard the term side hustle quite a bit of late. Having an additional gig or two outside of your regular 9-to-5 job is becoming more common, and it’s never been easier than it is in 2020. Whether you want to help ...

The Finances of Paying Your Own Salary

As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably considered and calculated a myriad of expenses, including the cost of inventory, rent, utilities, shipping and equipment. But have you considered how much you’ll be paid for your time and ...

U.S. Savings Bond Basics

Originally started as a way to raise money for the U.S. government during the Great Depression, savings bonds have been a popular form of investment ever since. Whether you’re confused about what to do with the ones your grandparents ...

Should You Buy a Rental Car?

If you’re in the market for a used vehicle, you can choose to purchase a former rental car or a privately-owned car. Buying a rental car has its own set of positives and negatives that are worth thinking about before going car ...

How to Stand Out From Big Businesses

Right now, starting a business has never been easier, but competing with corporate megaliths has never been harder. However, owning a small company gives you numerous opportunities to stand out from larger competitors and start ...

Should You Buy a Foreclosed Home?

Many home buyers look at foreclosed homes as potentially great deals. However, the reality is that buying a foreclosed house can come with downsides that outweigh the initial advantages. The following are some of the factors to ...

Building Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The saying goes that first impressions are everything. Whether you’re planning to put your home on the market or just want to shine for guests visiting from out of town, the curb appeal of your home sets a clear standard of ...

Should you Sell or Trade In Your Car?

When it’s time to buy a new car, you’ll have plenty of decisions to make— such as figuring out what to do with your old vehicle. Most of the time, you’ll have to choose between selling your car privately and trading it ...

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 ...

Give Your Retirement Portfolio a Boost

If your retirement portfolio needs a jump, either because you got into the savings game late or because the economic strain of COVID-19 put a dent in your existing savings, you’ve got options. Even if you are between 55 and ...