Colonial Spreads Holidays Cheer to Three Active Military Members

The holidays are the season of giving. A season surrounded by wonder and whimsy where it’s okay to believe in a little magic and embrace your inner child. For those who are lucky to spend it with family, we exchange gifts, tell ...

How to Give Back to Your Community in the New Year

The New Year is almost here, and that means New Year’s resolutions are going to start stacking up like old magazines. While most people take the beginning of a brand new calendar as an opportunity to commit themselves to self-improvement, ...

Colonial Named Top 25 Mortgage Company

Colonial Savings, F.A. has been named to the list of Top 25 Mortgage Lenders and Servicers in the Mortgage Industry by MReport, a leading source of breaking news and up-to-date information for the housing and mortgage industry. The ...

Smart Spending in the Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast approaching, a fact alone that may already have alarm bells ringing in your head. With its arrival comes the return of holiday shopping, and if you have an expansive list of people to buy for, it may ...

Identifying Your Wants Vs. Your Needs

The foundation of successfully managing your finances is budgeting, and a pillar of budgeting is learning to distinguish your needs from your wants. If you can’t differentiate those, you could wind up overspending on luxuries ...

Common Financial Fees

You’re working hard to build up your financial accounts by filling them with the money you’ve earned. When you look at your monthly statements, sometimes you might notice some of that cash being deducted to pay a variety of ...

What Qualifies as a Strong Password?

In the age of ever-increasing internet involvement, the threat of someone hacking into your information by breaking through your passwords grows daily. To make an account far more resistant to hacking, following these basic rules ...

The Impact of Depreciation on Your Car Loan

There’s a common saying that a new vehicle loses value the second it leaves the dealership lot. It’s not terribly far from the truth: According to Edmunds, the average $30,000 sedan depreciates nearly $6,000 in its first year ...

Tips for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Chances are you owe a balance on your credit card or cards. Statistics show that it is quite likely you owe more than a little. According to NerdWallet’s “2016 American Household Credit Card Debt Study,” the average U.S. ...

Why to Consider a Used Luxury Car

If you’re daydreaming about driving an affluent, stylish vehicle, but prefer more affordable transportation, consider buying a used luxury vehicle. Here are just some of the advantages of pursuing this affordable yet rewarding ...