August 2017        
Colonial Savings Monthly e-Newsletter
Saving on College Moving Expenses
Tips to save money on your move to college

The transition from high school student to college student is momentous emotionally, mentally and often geographically. Heading off to college typically includes relocating, and whether that relocation is across the city, state or country, it requires planning, energy and money to move your belongings from your old life to your new life.

Low Down Payment Loans From Colonial
There are a number of low down payment programs for first-time homebuyers

Low Down Payment Loans From Colonial One of the biggest hurdles that people face when buying their first home is knowing how much to save for a down payment. Rent prices continue to rise and many Americans are paying back student loans accrued in college, making it difficult to start saving. What many people donít know is there are a number of low down payment programs out there aimed at helping first-time homebuyers purchase their home. Below we have a list of Colonialís low down payment loans and special programs that were designed with first-time homebuyers in mind.

How to Teach Teens Good Savings Habits
Start talk to your children about money from a young age

For teenagers, saving money can be a difficult task. Most of us remember the trial and error of saving money. If you blew your whole allowance on candy and popcorn at the movies on Friday night, you didnít have anything left Saturday. And if there was something special you wanted to save for, it always felt like you would never reach your goal. Itís important to develop good savings habits at an early age, so by the time youíre an adult, you have well developed saving skills. Below we have a list of some ways to teach teens good savings habits.

The Importance of Flood Insurance
Only 12 percent of U.S. homeowners have flood insurance

Flood insurance is a type of insurance that protects your home and its contents from water damage caused by floods. Although water damage is one of the most common insurance claims in the U.S., and 90 percent of all natural disasters declared by the President involve some sort of flooding, only 12 percent of U.S. homeowners have flood insurance.

Bank and mortgage rates and terms subject to change without notice. This is not an offer to extend consumer credit as defined by Section 1026.6 of Regulation Z. Insurance products issued by Colonial Life Insurance Co. of Texas and DuBose and Associates Insurance are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Insurance products are not issued, guaranteed or underwritten by Colonial Savings, Colonial National Mortgage or the FDIC. Insurance products may involve investment risk, if appropriate, including potential loss of principal.
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