Little Ways to Save Money

Whether you’re preparing for a big purchase or tightening your belt during a rough patch, saving money is a good idea. There are plenty of big ways to keep more money in your financial accounts, but here are some smaller ones ...

Common Auto Financing Terms

Whether you’re shopping for your first car or a newer model, the first thing you should do before visiting the dealership is to establish financing options. Enlighten yourself with these basic auto financing terms so you know ...

Real Estate Trends You Need to Know

The real estate market is an ever-evolving entity subject to buyers’ wants, sellers’ needs and the state of the economy. These influences can make selling or buying a home exceptionally complicated. That is why you need some ...

What Are Insurance Scores and How Do They Affect Your Rate?

Credit-based insurance scores play a key role in how much insurers charge you for coverage. If you’re looking to lower the amount you pay in auto, homeowners and other premiums, it’s important to understand how these scores ...

Are You Ready for a Vacation Home?

In the afterglow of a rejuvenating getaway, buying a vacation home can seem like an especially attractive idea. What could be better than having a place of your own near your favorite beach, mountain range or artsy small town? ...

What Happens When You Default on Your Student Loans?

Times are tough these days, and if you can’t manage to make your student loan payments on time, your loan could go into default. Defaulting on a loan can have serious consequences for your credit score and financial health. ...

Resolving Customer Debt

If they go unpaid for too long, customer debts can drag down the bottom line of your small business. However, collecting on these debts requires careful planning, knowledge of state and federal laws, and a commitment to clear ...

Colonial Meets with FWMBCC to Strengthen Relationship with Black Community

Three members of Colonial recently met with the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce (FWMBCC) to discuss how Colonial can continue to strengthen our relationship with the black community in Fort Worth, where Colonial’s ...

Selling vs. Trading In Your Car

New car shoppers face a common dilemma: should they trade in their existing car at the dealership or sell it to a private buyer? There are pros and cons to both approaches. Learn more about them to help you decide which option ...

What to Know About VA Loans

Trying to navigate the world of finances is intimidating under the best of circumstances, but securing a home loan can be particularly complex. However, if you’re an active member of the United States military or a veteran, ...