Identifying Your Wants Vs. Your Needs

The foundation of successfully managing your finances is budgeting, and a pillar of budgeting is learning to distinguish your needs from your wants. If you can’t differentiate those, you could wind up overspending on luxuries ...

Holiday Decor Ideas for Small Apartments

For many people, winter is all about the holidays, whether that means Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Kwanzaa or countless others. Nothing gets you in the mood for celebrating and enjoying the season faster than fun decorations, ...

Dealing with Difficult Customers

As much as we wish that every customer was a pleasant and considerate patron, some people are inevitably going to be difficult. How to handle these problematic customers can affect your business’ reputation, your staff’s satisfaction ...

Weekend Home Projects to Spruce Up Your Home

As a homeowner, you know better than anyone that home improvement is an ongoing process. Between big projects like new roofs and remodels, you can take steps to rejuvenate your living space with projects that don’t take too ...

Three Things You Should Know Before Consolidating Debt

Consolidating debt is a common and proven debt management strategy. In short, it involves combining multiple debts into a single payment, making your overall debt easier to handle. It may even reduce total debt via lower interest ...

Little Ways to Save Money

Whether you’re preparing for a big purchase or tightening your belt during a rough patch, saving money is a good idea. There are plenty of big ways to keep more money in your financial accounts, but here are some smaller ones ...

Selling Your Possessions Online

E-commerce has never been bigger, and that means you have no shortage of options when looking for places to sell your stuff. There are many reputable platforms for selling locally and abroad, as well as websites specializing in ...

Colonial Celebrates 69 Years of Business

On Tuesday, February 2, Colonial celebrated our 69-year anniversary! Our founder, the late Jimmy DuBose, had a vision to bring affordable and reliable mortgage financing options for the post-war community following World War II, ...

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 ...

Happy Holidays – The Go Colonial Way!

From our family to yours, we would like to wish you a Happy Holiday – The Go Colonial Way! Colonial has been providing Banking, Home Loan and Insurance Solutions for our customers since 1952. Visit GoColonial.com to learn why ...