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We know there are all kinds of banking, mortgage and insurance options you can choose from. That's why Colonial is here for you and always ready to help you decide which products are best for you. Here’s what makes us so different and why it adds up to bigger benefits for all our customers.


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Colonial has cultivated a business model that is unlike any other in the financial industry, with service that goes well beyond the ordinary.




building-icon.pngWe've been around since 1952.

Since our founding by Chairman Emeritus Jimmy DuBose, we've resisted fads and stuck to our strength: offering good banking, mortgage and insurance products to our customers at fair prices and terms.



main-st-icon.pngWe're privately held – by choice.

We don't answer to thousands of stockholders with an appetite for pocketing huge returns on your money. Being privately held means our focus stays on our customers and not the whims of Wall Street.



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We're rated "Five Stars – Highly Recommended" by Bauer Financial as one of the strongest financial institutions in the country. Plus, we're recognized by Fannie Mae as one of the top mortgage servicers in the nation.  The Better Business Bureau has given us an A+ rating.



money-check-icon.pngWe retain servicing on 97 % of home loans we make.

We don't sell our mortgage servicing to other companies after closing. We collect your payments, manage your escrow accounts for taxes and insurance and maintain the relationship for the long term. Why does retained servicing matter so much? Because you'll always know who holds your home loan and who to call if you have questions or problems.



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We don't spend millions of dollars on advertising because we'd have to pass those costs along to you. We rely on referrals from satisfied customers. Your opinion is more valuable than expensive ad campaigns.



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Recent Recognition:

  Bauer Financial 5 Star Award - December 2017Colonial is recognized by Fannie Mae as one of the top mortgage servicers in the country.



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At Colonial you can bank big, without the big bank attitude. We offer all the financial services you need under one reliable roof, and nothing makes us happier than helping you find the services that fit your life.

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Colonial in the Community - June 2018https://www.gocolonial.com/community/Pages/colonial_in_the_community_june_2018.aspxColonial in the Community - June 2018<p>The month of June saw a lot of excitement for all of us at Colonial. Summer "officially" began, we had some really fun company-wide celebrations, attended some worthwhile events, gave back to our local communities and more. Below we have some of the community highlights for the month of June.</p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;">Joe's Run Supporting Samaritan House of Fort Worth<img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Joe's Run Donation.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/colonial_in_the_community_june_2018/Joe%27s%20Run%20Donation.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:350px;height:183px;" /></strong></p><p>Colonial employees enjoyed some fun in the sun at the annual Joe's Run 5k and 10k race at the beautiful Magnolia on the Green in Fort Worth. Colonial has served as a sponsor of Joe's Run for a number of years, which benefits Samaritan House of Fort Worth, whose mission is to "create a supportive community, providing housing and resources for positive change in the lives of persons living with HIV/AIDS and other special needs."</p><p>Later in June, the Colonial Savings Foundation was happy to present a donation to Samaritan House to support their wonderful organization.</p><p>Pictured from left to right: Brent Davis, Commercial Banking President - Colonial, Robert Turner, VP – Lending Compliance Manager- Colonial, Norbert White, President & CEO Heather Ly, VP & CFO, Darla Tate, Director of Development and Ted Lovato, VP & Chief Programs Officer. </p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;">MBA Path to Diversity Scholarships</strong><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="MBA Scholarship2018.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/colonial_in_the_community_june_2018/MBA%20Scholarship2018.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:350px;height:233px;" /></p><p>We would like to congratulate Rhonda Young, Audit Coordinator and Jonathan Forna, Senior Underwriter for receiving Mortgage Bankers Association's Path to Diversity Scholarships! The scholarship recognizes existing industry professionals from diverse backgrounds who are seeking to advance their careers through continuing education. We love our employees and couldn't be more proud of these two. Way to go!</p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;">Community Storehouse Donation</strong></p><p>Colonial Savings' Nancy Brannan, Banking Center Manager, presented a donation to Lisa Wust to support the Community Storehouse - Quest Summer Reading and Lunch program in Fort Worth.</p><p>The Quest – Summer Enrichment Program is geared towards identifying a student's academic needs and providing an environment to help children connect what they are learning in the classroom with the world around them. Community Storehouse is dedicated to the education and wellbeing of low-income children in the community. </p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>Supporting the 15</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> Annual Fort Worth Housing Summit</strong></span></p><p>Colonial was excited to support the city of Fort Worth's 15th annual Housing Summit.</p><p>Workshops included "Home Buying 101: Ready to Buy in Today's Real Estate Market," "Obtaining a Mortgage Loan" and "Down Payment Assistance and Homeownership Counseling." The 15th Annual Housing Summit was sponsored by the City of Fort Worth, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Fort Worth Housing Solutions.</p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;">Pride Month <img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Pride Month2018.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/colonial_in_the_community_june_2018/Pride%20Month2018.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:350px;height:272px;" /></strong></p><p>As part of Colonial's ongoing Diversity Month Celebrations, we celebrated June as LGBT Pride Month. June was chosen as Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots that occurred at the end of June 1969.On Friday, June 22, employees wore rainbow colors in support of the LGBT community.</p><p>It was a great month of June for us at Colonial. We are fortunate to be able to give back to communities we serve. If you missed our <a href="/community/Pages/Community_Update_May_2018.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">May recap</span></a>, click the link and be sure to check back for more of Colonial's activities in the months to come. </p><p> </p><p> </p>2018-07-06T04:00:00Z
Colonial in the Community - May Recaphttps://www.gocolonial.com/community/Pages/Community_Update_May_2018.aspxColonial in the Community - May Recap<p>It was another busy month connecting with the community here at Colonial. The month of May had a number of highlights including awarding a scholarship to a well-deserving future college student, a trip to the Nation's capital to advocate for Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in the real estate finance industry and more. Continue reading to find out everything we were up to in the month of May.</p><h2></h2><p><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;">The Optimist Club of Fort Worth</strong><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="The Optimist Club.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Community_Update_May_2018/The%20Optimist%20Club.jpg" style="margin:5px 15px;width:350px;height:257px;" /></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>The Colonial Savings Foundation awarded a generous scholarship of $1,500 to Ana Gonzalez, Senior student from South Hills High School in Fort Worth.</p><p>Each year, the Optimist Club of Fort Worth raises money through their Christmas Tree sales project and requests for funding to award financial scholarship awards for outstanding students from each of the 13 high schools in the Fort Worth ISD.</p><p>This year over $25,000 was raised and distributed to the top ranked student scholar-athletes who were nominated by the counselors from their respective schools. </p><p>Pictured from left to right are Lisa Forrest, Main Office Banking Center Manager for Colonial Savings, Scholarship Recipient, Ana Gonzalez and Bill Loughry, Member / School Liaison from the Optimist Club of Worth Forth.</p></blockquote><h2><img class="ms-rteImage-0 ms-rtePosition-2" alt="CT 100 Clay Shoot - Cleburne First Responders.JPG" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Community_Update_May_2018/CT%20100%20Clay%20Shoot%20-%20Cleburne%20First%20Responders.JPG" style="margin:5px 15px;width:350px;height:229px;" /></h2><h2></h2><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>Chisholm Trail 100 Club</strong></span></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>Colonial was proud to support the Chisholm Trail 100 Club's 7th Annual Clay Shoot Tournament and Auction. The sold out event, held in Grandview, Texas, supports dependents of First Responders that are killed or injured in the line of duty. </p><p>The Chisholm Trail 100 Club was started in 2009 when citizens of Johnson County, Texas joined together to create a non-profit organization to support the emergency personnel in the area. The effort spread quickly, as local businesses and members of the community flocked to raise money and awareness to support the cause. </p><p>Jerry Payne, Senior Relationship Manager, (third from the left) represented Colonial at this year's event, where we have served as a sponsor for the past three years.</p></blockquote><h2></h2><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>Lewisville Branch Grand Re-Opening</strong></span></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>On Thursday, May 10, Colonial's <a href="https://locations.gocolonial.com/tx/lewisville/217-south-stemmons.html"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Lewisville Branch</span></a> held a Grand Re-Opening to celebrate our newly renovated building. We had a great turnout and were joined by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce along with dozens of area banking and mortgage professionals and customers who enjoyed drinks, food and fun!</p><p> </p></blockquote><h2><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="AREAA_DC.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Community_Update_May_2018/AREAA_DC.jpg" style="margin:5px 15px;width:350px;height:262px;" /></h2><h2></h2><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>Asian Real Estate Association of America – Austin Visits Washington, D.C</strong></span>.</p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Allin%20Nguyen"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Allin Nguyen, Sr. Loan Officer - Austin</span></a>, represented Colonial at the Asian Real Estate Association of America's (AREAA) 2018 National Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. where members took to The Hill to lobby for policies that will help increase sustainable Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) homeownership.</p><p>Pictured is Nguyen, (bottom, third from the left) with AREAA members from across the U.S. </p></blockquote><h2> </h2><h2></h2><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;">Colonial President and MBA Chairman David Motley at OMBA's Annual Conference</span><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="DAVE_OK_MBA.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Community_Update_May_2018/DAVE_OK_MBA.jpg" style="margin:5px 15px;width:350px;height:234px;" /></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>Colonial President and MBA Chairman David Motley served as a speaker at the Oklahoma Mortgage Bankers Association's (OMBA) Annual Conference. The Annual Conference brings together area mortgage and real estate professionals and expert speakers for networking opportunities, team building and education.</p></blockquote>2018-06-18T04:00:00Z
Colonial's D&I Committee Off to Busy Start in 2018https://www.gocolonial.com/community/Pages/Colonials_Diversity_Update.aspxColonial's D&I Committee Off to Busy Start in 2018<p> <span class="ms-rteForeColor-3 ms-rteFontSize-4"><strong>D&I Adds New Members</strong></span><br> It's been a busy 2018 already for Colonial's Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Steering Committee. The D&I Steering Committee kicked off the new year by welcoming new members Richard Harvey, Angelica Morales, Jenna Nicklas, Jacki O'Donnell, Amanda Pace, Retta Roberson, Boris Sestan, Koen Wade, Marlon Walker and Artis White to kick off the new year. New committee members joined existing members Graham Ashley, Christen Lee, Juan Ordaz, David Starks, Katie Thompson, Miles Thornton and Sabrina Williams who round out the rest of the committee.</p><p>With the addition of these new volunteer members D&I will continue to bring together and celebrate the uniqueness of our employees including different ethnicities, cultures, gender, age, sexual preference, experience, education, religious backgrounds and more.</p><p> <span class="ms-rteForeColor-3 ms-rteFontSize-4"><strong>Introducing: Heritage Months</strong></span></p><h2> <img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Dave Motley, Bob Ray Sanders and Jim DuBose" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Colonials_Diversity_Update/Bob-Ray-Sanders_Web.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:350px;" /> </h2><p>New for this year, D&I launched Heritage Month Celebrations to help Colonial employees learn more about different unique cultures. Heritage Month Celebrations will be recognized by spreading awareness, hosting events, welcoming guest speakers and more.</p><p>In February, Colonial celebrated Black History Month in a number of ways including weekly "Did You Know" facts on the Colonial Intranet Homepage, an African clothing day and a potluck celebration lunch in Building A. </p><p>The highlight of the Black History Month celebrations was a special presentation by legendary journalist, Bob Ray Sanders. Sanders' speech, "I, Too, Sing America" was named after poet and activist Langston Hughes' renowned poem entitled "I, Too." In his discussion, Sanders spoke about black history in Tarrant County, his career in journalism and more.</p><p>March brought us Women's History and Irish-American Heritage Months, respectively. D&I continued to share fun and Interesting information through our weekly "Did You Know" Intranet posts and on Thursday, March 8, employees donned purple and shared photos in honor of International Women's Day. In the same spirit, on Friday, March 16, employees wore green and shared photos to honor Irish-American Heritage Month.</p><p> <img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Colonial celebrates Women's History Month by wearing purple" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Colonials_Diversity_Update/Wome%27s-History-Month.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /> May celebrates three heritage months: Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month, Older Americans Month and Jewish American Heritage Month. Keep an eye out for some really interesting and insightful information on the Colonial Intranet as we continue with our series of intranet banners and look for things to come in the coming weeks as we further celebrate these cultures and demographics.</p><div><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-4 ms-rteForeColor-3"><strong>D&I Champion</strong></span></p><p>Diversity and Inclusion is more than a committee. It's a company culture that creates an environment where our differences are celebrated and all employees from all walks of life feel welcome and a part of something special.</p><p>It was recently brought to our attention that Karen Egan of CU Members Mortgage exemplified the D&I spirit, and we would like to recognize her as our latest D&I champion. Karen, we thank you for leading by example in making Colonial a more inclusive workplace.</p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-4 ms-rteForeColor-3"><strong>More Things to Come!</strong></span></p><p>The D&I Steering Committee is just getting started! Keep your eyes peeled for more from the committee in 2018! </p></div>2018-05-18T04:00:00Z
Fort Worth West Branch Finds New Homehttps://www.gocolonial.com/community/Pages/Fort_Worth_West_Branch_Finds_New_Home.aspxFort Worth West Branch Finds New Home<p>Colonial's Fort Worth West mortgage operations have found a new home in the Cultural District in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth West Branch is located off Bailey Avenue, just north of West 7th Street and is led by Branch Manager Jamie Vest.​</p><p style="text-align:left;"><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Colonial's Fort Worth West mortgage operations have found a new home in the Cultural District in Fort Worth" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Fort_Worth_West_Branch_Finds_New_Home/DSC_0461_final_web.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:268px;" />Vest is joined accompanied by the following talented mortgage professionals:</p><ul><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Amanda%20Anderson">Amanda Anderson, Loan Officer</a></li><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Jennifer%20Babadilla">Jennifer Babadilla, Junior Loan Officer</a></li><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Kathryn%20Cosby">Kathryn Cosby, Loan Officer</a></li><li>Kelly Jimenez, Loan Processor</li><li>Letonia Lindsey, Processor Assistant</li><li>Matt Pearson, Loan Processor</li><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Ryan%20Snell">Ryan Snell, Loan Officer</a></li><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Angie%20Vickerman">Angie Vickerman, Loan Officer</a></li><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Donnie%20Waugh">Donnie Waugh, Loan Officer</a></li><li><a href="/pages/loanofficer.aspx?name=Jeremy%20Woodson">Jeremy Woodson, Loan Officer</a></li></ul><p>On Thursday, May 3, the Fort Worth West Branch held an open house that featured great music, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments to introduce clients to their new home. The open house saw a great turnout with more than 40 Fort Worth-area real estate agents, home builders, title companies, insurance representatives and other industry professionals in attendance. </p><p>We look forward to continue providing the west Fort Worth community superior customer service as we work with our customers to help them achieve their dreams of homeownership!</p>2018-05-04T04:00:00Z
Colonial's March Donationshttps://www.gocolonial.com/community/Pages/Colonial_Donations_March2018.aspxColonial's March Donations<p>​​​​​​The month of March saw Colonial continue to support local organizations by awarding grants and donations to help support the efforts of these fine organizations. ​</p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>The Center for Transforming Lives</strong></span></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>On March 21, the Colonial Savings Foundation gave a donation to The Center for Transforming Lives (CTL). For more than 110 years, the organization has provided anti-poverty programs for women and children in Tarrant County. </p><p>Today, the Center for Transforming Lives helps homeless and impoverished women, children, and families move from poverty to independence through:</p></blockquote><ul><ul><li><strong>Homeless services</strong> – an emergency shelter for women and housing assistance for families.</li><li><strong>Early Childhood Development</strong> – providing free or subsidized early childhood education to impoverished and homeless families.</li><li><strong>Financial Empowerment Services</strong> – individual financial coaching and other programs to promote financial self-sufficiency.</li></ul></ul><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>To read more about CTL, visit www.transforminglives.org.</p></blockquote><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>The Salvation Army</strong></span>​​</p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>The Colonial Savings Foundation presented a donation to The Salvation Army on March 26 at the JE & LE Mabee Social Service Center located in Fort Worth.</p><p>The Salvation Army assists approximately 25 million Americans every year and consists of more than 1.5 million members. To learn more, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org.​</p></blockquote><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>The Ladder Alliance</strong></span></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="Ladder Alliance.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Colonial_Donations_March2018/Ladder%20Alliance.jpg" style="margin:5px 15px;width:350px;" />Also in March, Colleyville Banking Center Manager Cindy Griffith presented Sharon Cox, Executive Director of the Ladder Alliance with two donations to support the organization. </p><p>Colonial also showed their support for The Ladder Alliance by serving as a sponsor for the 6th annual "It's in the Bag Lunch and Auction."</p><p>The Ladder Alliance, which is based in Fort Worth, serves between 300 and 400 women each year and its mission is to provide women victims of domestic violence and low-income women with the tools to lead self-reliant, independent and successful lives. For more information about the organization, visit www.ladderalliance.org.​ </p></blockquote><p> </p><p> </p>​2018-03-30T04:00:00Z
Colonial's February Donationshttps://www.gocolonial.com/community/Pages/Colonial_Donations_February2018.aspxColonial's February Donations<p>​Colonial takes great pride in supporting the local community. For more than six decades, we have supported local organizations and charity efforts around Fort Worth and beyond. Below we have the month of February's donations:</p><h2><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="ES_Web.jpg" src="/community/PublishingImages/Pages/Colonial_Donations_February2018/ES_Web.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></h2><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#f78f21;"><strong>Easterseals</strong></span></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>The Colonial Savings Foundation recently gave a grant of $15,000 to Easterseals North Texas. The grant is provided as funding support to organization's continuing efforts serving the region's children and their families to advance the independence of individuals with disabilities and other special needs.</p><p>Easterseals North Texas has provided services for individuals with disabilities and their families since 1939. Each year, Easterseals assists more than 5,000 individuals of all abilities in the North Texas community by providing unique programs and services for individuals with a wide variety of disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Alzheimer’s disease, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Mental and Developmental Delays. </p><p>To learn more, visit www.Easterseals.com<strong>.</strong></p></blockquote><p><span style="color:#f78f21;font-size:18pt;"><strong>The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth</strong></span></p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p>The Colonial Savings Foundation is proud to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth! We were thrilled to present them with a $2,000 grant to support their wonderful organization! The Boys and & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth provides enriching programs for youth from disadvantaged circumstances to develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens.</p><p>You can get involved with the organization by becoming a volunteer, from tutoring to helping with special events, joining the Panther Club, which is a group of young professionals dedicated to making a difference in the community, starting a career with the Boys & Girls club or by donating. Visit www.FortWorthKids.org to learn more. </p></blockquote><p> </p>2018-02-28T05:00:00Z


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