7 Tips for Improving Company Culture

During what’s being called the Great Resignation, employers are looking for ways to retain their current employees and attract new ones. While there are different reasons why people are leaving their jobs, a major focus for some is company culture and the way employees are treated. As a small business owner, enhancing your culture could be vital to retaining your employees. So what is company culture? A company’s culture is a combination of multiple factors including work environment,...



7 Tips for Holiday Budgeting

The holiday season has arrived. For many it’s an exciting time, however, it can also be a bit overwhelming between get-togethers and shopping for the perfect gifts for all of the special people in your life. In the midst of the hustle and bustle, people end up overspending. However, by taking the time to make a plan and set a budget, we can avoid this and get back to what matters most. Here are 7 tips to help you plan and budget for your holiday season. Prioritize your...



How to Create an Effective Business Preparedness Plan

You never know when disaster may strike or what that disaster may be. The best thing you can do is to be prepared by having plans in place for how to respond in case of an emergency or disaster. Since disasters can take many forms, it’s good practice to have a couple of contingency plans ready. Here are 7 considerations when creating your emergency business plan: Assess the risks Each business is vulnerable to a different risk. Depending on your industry and location, the...



Colony Bank Preparedness Plan: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Like you, we’re monitoring the latest news about the Coronavirus. At Colony Bank, our team members, customers, and community welfare are important to us. That’s why we’re doing all we can to make sure our branches are open, our trusted bankers are there and our call centers are staffed. You can count on us during times like this, especially if you need our help. Here are some proactive steps Colony Bank is taking to keep team members and customers safe. We’ve ensured...