How Do Mobile Check Deposits Work?

Your smartphone is a powerful tool, and it can do wonders to streamline the way you handle your finances. While over 75 million people use mobile banking apps on their smartphones, a survey by the Federal Reserve shows that only ...

Properly Storing Your Financial Records

Your financial records contain identifying details and account information that can be dangerous in the wrong hands. That is why it is so important, from both an organizational standpoint and a safety perspective, to properly ...

Merging Accounts When You Get Married

Financial problems are one of the leading cause of divorce. According to a survey of 1,000 people, nearly half of American couples fight over money. But no matter the state of your finances, once you are married, all of your assets ...

Installing a Banking App on Your Phone

The power and convenience of a smartphone is undeniable. You can stay connected to your favorite people and apps, shop on the go, check your email, and with banking apps, you can keep tabs on your accounts and handle financial ...

Checks and Balances: Balancing Your Checkbook

Balancing a checkbook has been shorthand for financial responsibility for generations. While it’s always been presented as a laborious, unenviable task, keeping your money in order is fairly simple as long as you stick to a ...

What to Do When Your Credit Card is Compromised

Though you try to protect your vital information when shopping online, the risk of having your credit card information compromised is higher than ever. Even with advanced security protocols, you could find yourself a victim of ...
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Cyber Security Awareness Month – 2021

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam? Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only ...

Teaching the Basics of Checking Accounts To Younger Kids

How to handle money is an important life lesson. The sooner you start your child’s financial education, the more knowledgeable and responsible they will be with their money. Opening a checking account for your child is a great ...

Online Finance Basics

In these challenging times, you may not feel as comfortable visiting your financial institution. A great way to stay on top of your financial needs without the risk of going out is online and mobile banking. This convenient feature ...

Colonial Celebrates 69 Years of Business

On Tuesday, February 2, Colonial celebrated our 69-year anniversary! Our founder, the late Jimmy DuBose, had a vision to bring affordable and reliable mortgage financing options for the post-war community following World War II, ...