Steering Clear of Student Aid Scams

Between sending out applications, picking a major and securing funding for your education, preparing for college can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, there’s no shortage of scammers that are ready and willing to take advantage ...

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 ...

Picking A Representative Payee

Handing over the rights to your Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits isn’t easy to do. But, just like millions of people, you may need help handling your monthly bills and health expenses, especially if your ...

Managing Your Time When You Work Remotely

Remote work has its share of benefits and challenges. Here are seven ways to boost your success when working from home. Establish priorities Determine which tasks are priorities, just as you would in the office, suggests Roy Maurer ...

The Colonial Savings Foundation Donates $25,000 to Support Advancements in Racial Equity & Youth Programs in Texas

The Colonial Savings Foundation has pledged donations to two Texas-based non-profit organizations totaling $25,000 to help support advancements in Racial Equity and Youth programs for minority and African Americans in the state ...

Small-Business Grants for Minorities

When you’re working hard to get a new business off the ground, any little bit of money put toward your goal helps. It’s even better when that money is a grant as opposed to a loan that needs to be repaid and accrues interest ...

How to Give Back to Your Community in the New Year

The New Year is almost here, and that means New Year’s resolutions are going to start stacking up like old magazines. While most people take the beginning of a brand new calendar as an opportunity to commit themselves to self-improvement, ...

Volunteer Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays can be a whirlwind of activities, but one way to appreciate the season of giving is to give back. Donating your time and sharing your talents with organizations, local causes or your community will make the holidays ...

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 ...

What Qualifies as a Strong Password?

In the age of ever-increasing internet involvement, the threat of someone hacking into your information by breaking through your passwords grows daily. To make an account far more resistant to hacking, following these basic rules ...