Home Buying Guide
Buying a home is easily one of the most significant moments in life. Whether this is your first home, next home, or vacation home, the process of searching, choosing, and financing is exciting and important. It can also be stressful. Columbia Bank is here to help with a collection of tried-and-true home-buying advice.
Buying a Car
Buying your very first car is an exciting milestone, but one that is often overshadowed by the stress of financing. Choosing and purchasing your new car doesn't have to be a struggle, though. Follow these helpful hints and you'll be well on your way to the feel-good freedom that can only come from your very own ride.
You've chosen the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, now for the life part. From buying a house, to combining your book collections, to sharing a closet, things that were once yours are about to become ours. Your finances are no exception. To help keep the transition from single life to married life nice and smooth, Columbia Bank has collected some helpful thoughts and tips on everything from saving for your wedding to filing taxes.
Bringing a child into your life changes everything, including your finances. Paying hospital bills, the cost of adding another person to your household, and saving for college are all daunting prospects. With proper preparation, however, they don't have to be.
Starting a Business
There are thousands of things to consider before taking the leap, many of which come into play long before you're ready to apply for a loan. We've gathered a list of five essentials to keep you on the track to success.