Which Debt Should You Pay Off First?

Between credit cards, student loans, car loans and mortgages, you’re probably carrying some debt. On the surface, managing your debt can seem relatively easy — just make minimum payments. However, if you’d like to pay down ...

The Pros and Cons of Multiple Savings Accounts

When you want to securely store your money, you can choose to open one or more savings accounts at a financial institution. If you’re unsure how many accounts to open, it’s a good idea to keep the advantages and disadvantages ...

Budgeting Systems To Fit Your Life

Whether you’re on a fixed income or simply looking to make smarter financial decisions, a budget can help you guide your spending and supplement your savings. However, it’s important to find a budgeting system that suits your ...

2020 President’s Club Winners

Please join us in congratulating Colonial’s 2020 President’s Club Winners! Each year, Colonial Loan Officers who meet our sales goal in volume or total units are recognized for their hard work and contributions to the company. ...

What is Driver Assist Technology?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that a vast number of automotive crashes are due to some human error. As such, automakers have worked to install advanced safety technologies to reduce the likelihood ...

Healthy Late-Night Snacks

A major challenge of dieting is to lower your caloric intake while increasing your energy expenditure. While burning off calories is a crucial step to achieving any fitness goal, it can also leave you hungry. Here are 10 low-fat ...

Why a Thorough Business Plan Is Important

If you’ve recently started or are about to start your own business, you might be wondering if it’s really necessary to have a business plan. While it might seem like a lot of work, making a business plan is essential for the ...

4 Ways to Get Kids Interested in Reading

Instilling a love of reading in children can fuel their imaginations, fill their hearts and expand their knowledge now and throughout their lives. If you want to encourage your child to read more and help them become a lifelong ...

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 ...

Protecting Your Business from Malware

Malware is a threat to any corporation that stores employee and customer data. Help reduce your business’ risk of confidentiality breaches by implementing these strategies. Identify weak spots The first step to protecting your ...