The Pros and Cons of Private Schools

One of the best ways you can ensure the success of your child today and in the future is to make their education as enriching as possible. Private schools are a reliable gateway toward higher education and a successful career, ...

Hidden Costs of Buying a Car

The total price you pay for a car is substantially higher than the price on the sticker, thanks to a variety of hidden fees. To protect your budget, be sure to factor in the following costs before you sign on the bottom line. Interest ...

Things to Consider Before Listing a Vacation Rental Property

In past decades, a vacation home was a luxury that only the wealthiest families could afford. Now, thanks to platforms that let you to rent your property to people when you’re not using it, your second home can actually pay ...

Personal Loans vs. Credit Cards

If you’re in need of funds for a major purchase, an unexpected bill or smaller expenses, the two most common solutions are taking out a personal loan or putting the amount on a credit card. However, it’s important to choose ...

Unique Gadgets to Upgrade Your Kitchen

Spend less time in the kitchen and maximize the fun of whipping up new recipes when you invest in these nine cool gadgets. Immersion blender If you ever need to mix hot soups or purees but don’t feel like pouring it into a blender ...

The Pros and Cons of Store Credit Cards

Chances are, you have been offered the opportunity to sign up for at least one store credit card while visiting a major retail chain. These offers are often quite tempting, promising you several exclusive benefits if you sign ...

2021 President’s Club

Please join us in congratulating Colonial’s 2021 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. Their ...

Controlling Holiday Spending

While the spirit of the season can fill your heart with joy, it can also quickly empty your wallet. There are ways to enjoy the holidays and give to others (and to yourself) without exceeding your financial limits. The following ...

How Much Should You Spend On A Car Based On Your Income

Buying a car, whether it’s new or used, is a significant investment. You don’t want to overextend your finances by buying a car outside your budget, but you don’t want to settle for a subpar vehicle just because the price ...

What Happens to a Loan if a Cosigner Dies?

Cosigning is when two or more people borrow on a loan together. While this is often done because one of the individuals’ credit history isn’t strong enough to acquire the loan on their own, it’s also a viable strategy for ...