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 ...

Thank You Colonial Customers – 2021

As we bid farewell to 2021 and welcome in a new year, we want to extend a sincere thank you to all of our amazing customers and community partners. While some of the restrictions due to COVID-19 have relaxed throughout the year, ...

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 ...

Should You Take a Gap Year or go to College Right Away?

If you or a loved one are nearing the end of high school, you’ve probably got too many questions to count. One of them is likely whether to take a gap year, or a year off in between 12th grade and your first semester of college. ...

Becoming a Student After Prison

Going to prison is not and should not be a death knell for personal growth and achievement. If you or someone you know has paid your debt to society and want to move forward in your education, there are avenues available to get ...

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 ...

College vs. Trade School

Continuing your education after graduating from high school is a serious, personal, and complicated decision. You might automatically think college is the way to go, but then you calculate the time and money a college education ...

2021 Book Releases to Put on Your To-Read List

Whether you’re sticking with your favorite authors or looking for something new, there’s sure to be some good choices for you coming out soon. “The President’s Daughter” by Bill Clinton and James Patterson If you’re ...

Alternatives to a Nursing Home

As you’re making eventual arrangements for a long-term care option, you’re probably considering moving to a nursing home. But, a long-term care facility can be expensive and not necessarily provide the services you need. Here ...

Colonial Savings, F.A. Named Fannie Mae 2020 STAR™ Performer in General Servicing

Colonial Savings, F.A. has again been named a Fannie Mae Servicer Total Achievement and Rewards™ (STAR™) Performer in General Servicing for 2020. The STAR Program recognizes those who have demonstrated best practices ...