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Retirement is something that many people don’t think about until the very last minute.

How to Save for Retirement on a Budget

Retirement is something that many people don’t think about until the very last minute. Fortunately, there are plenty of programs and services that help people take the money that they earn now and set it aside for their retirement ...
One of the most important financial transactions that any individual will undertake involves obtaining a new vehicle.

Buying vs. Leasing: Which is Right for You?

One of the most important financial transactions that any individual will undertake involves obtaining a new vehicle. The acquisition of said new vehicle can have lasting financial effects for customers and their financial standings. ...
If you find yourself strapped for cash, you may wish to take out a personal loan to help you make ends meet.

Could You Benefit From a Personal Loan?

If you find yourself strapped for cash, you may wish to take out a personal loan to help you make ends meet. A personal loan is typically easier and quicker to take out than via other means, such as a home equity loan. Whether ...
As the seasons continue to turn and the temperature continues to fall, new car buyers in wintry climates are increasingly faced with a weather-based problem.

Best Cars for Driving in Winter

As the seasons continue to turn and the temperature continues to fall, new car buyers in wintry climates are increasingly faced with a weather-based problem: what does my new vehicle need to keep me safe and in control driving ...
Much like counting calories, keeping track of your spending is one of those things that no one quite enjoys doing, but that can vastly improve one’s quality of life.

3 Ways to Save on Monthly Expenses

Much like counting calories, keeping track of your spending is one of those things that no one quite enjoys doing, but that can vastly improve one’s quality of life. Reducing your monthly expenses is a great way to consistently ...
Though they tend to have a subpar reputation, community colleges give prospective students a lot of options and offer a ton of advantages. When deciding on higher education, consider what benefits a community college can give you.

The Benefits of Going to a Community College

Though they tend to have a subpar reputation, community colleges give prospective students a lot of options and offer a ton of advantages. When deciding on higher education, consider what benefits a community college can give ...

The Importance of Retained Servicing

Retained servicing is a benefit we take a lot of pride in here at Colonial, but what is the value it brings to our customers? What a lot of mortgage borrowers might not know is that many mortgage companies choose to sell the servicing ...

Colonial in the Community – Fall 2018

Colonial takes an immense amount of pride in serving our local communities. Whether it be providing grants to benefit underprivileged individuals, volunteering at area events or providing homebuyer and banking education, Colonial ...
The holidays should be time for celebration and generosity, not for accumulating credit card debt and draining your savings. By sticking to a budget and following these simple strategies, you can bestow meaningful gifts while staying within your financial means.

Holiday Shopping on a Budget

The holidays should be time for celebration and generosity, not for accumulating credit card debt and draining your savings. By sticking to a budget and following these simple strategies, you can bestow meaningful gifts while ...
You are confident that your child is ready to tackle the academic and social challenges college brings, but are you confident that your child knows the financial lessons necessary to start college off on the right financial foot and begin building a strong foundation for a successful financial future?

5 Finance Lessons to Teach Your Kids Before College

If your kid is heading to college, congratulations to you both on this hard-won accomplishment and exciting new adventure. You are confident that your child is ready to tackle the academic and social challenges college brings, ...