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? ...

Don’t Forget These Hidden College Costs

College costs go far beyond tuition — according to a study by the College Board, 61 percent of college costs go towards expenses other than tuition. While you may begin your academic career expecting to pay for books, room and ...

How to Handle a Homeowner’s Claim Through ServiceHomeLoan.com

When your home is damaged from extreme weather or catastrophe, your first priority is how to get things fixed and back to normal. In the beginning, it’s a process of working with your Homeowner’s Insurance company and contractors ...

Finding the Perfect Retirement Hobby

Retirement is the start of a new phase in life, and with it comes a lot more time than you might have had before. Figuring out what to do with that time can be daunting. The following are a few tips to help you find the perfect ...

Finding the Perfect Retirement Hobby

Retirement is the start of a new phase in life, and with it comes a lot more time than you might have had before. Figuring out what to do with that time can be daunting. The following are a few tips to help you find the perfect ...

Getting the Most Out of ServiceHomeLoan.com

Are you getting the most out of your mortgage servicing? As your mortgage servicer, we are here to help should you have any questions regarding your mortgage or escrow and to assist you if you fall behind on your mortgage payments ...

Navigating an Unpaid Internship

An internship with a company in your projected career field is a valuable opportunity that can pay off in the long run. Unfortunately, if it’s not paid you could be in a tough situation. Until you start earning a wage for your ...

The Colonial Savings Foundation Donates $25,000 to Support Advancements in Racial Equity & Youth Programs in Texas

The Colonial Savings Foundation has pledged donations to two Texas-based non-profit organizations totaling $25,000 to help support advancements in Racial Equity and Youth programs for minority and African Americans in the state ...

What is Private Mortgage Insurance?

One of the biggest hurdles potential homebuyers face is saving enough for the down payment and closing costs associated with buying a home. One misconception out there is the thought that you need at least 20 percent down to purchase ...

Mobile Payment Scams to Avoid

Apps that allow you to conduct transactions directly from your mobile phone have been quickly growing in popularity. Unfortunately, scammers now try to take advantage of this convenience by tricking you into inadvertently sending ...