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How to Set Attainable Goals for the New Year

Making resolutions is a tradition for many people who want to start the New Year off fresh and focused. Whether you’re determined to revamp your eating habits, get in shape, start a new business or pursue a new passion, the ...

New Year’s Traditions from Around the World

As the old year concludes and the New Year begins, people across the United States celebrate in accordance with common traditions. Couples will share a kiss at midnight, fireworks will light up the sky and revelers will belt out ...

Prepare for the Worst: Cyber Attacks

With nearly all businesses now operating in virtual space in some capacity, the threat of cybercrime has unfortunately become a common reality that small business owners must face. Without the tools and funds of a large corporation, ...

Unusual Christmas Movies You Forgot Existed

Christmas movies are a much-loved part of the season, and holiday movie marathons are a mainstay of many families’ annual traditions. Despite the merits of classics like “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Miracle on 34th Street,” ...

2019: A Year in Review

Another year is coming to an end and as we look forward to all of the exciting things ahead next year, we would be remiss if we didn’t take a moment and reflect on how we got here. First, we know we wouldn’t be here without ...

Colonial Spreads Holidays Cheer to Three Active Military Members

The holidays are the season of giving. A season surrounded by wonder and whimsy where it’s okay to believe in a little magic and embrace your inner child. For those who are lucky to spend it with family, we exchange gifts, tell ...

How to Give Back to Your Community in the New Year

The New Year is almost here, and that means New Year’s resolutions are going to start stacking up like old magazines. While most people take the beginning of a brand new calendar as an opportunity to commit themselves to self-improvement, ...

Volunteering During Retirement

Most people spend the majority of their adult lives saving up for retirement. However, many retirees find themselves somewhat bored with their post-work life once they finally hit the retirement milestone. As a result, the number ...

When to Pay Cash or to Finance

Purchasing a vehicle is one of the largest and most important financial transactions you will make in your lifetime. It can also be one of the most complicated, with a variety of options to consider and many choices to make, such ...

How to Give Back During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of giving. Yet, it can often be difficult to determine just how to give back to others during this time of year. Though it may not seem like it, a simple donation or act of kindness can make a world ...