The origins of Colonial Savings began in 1952 when James S. DuBose founded Fort Worth Mortgage to provide residential home loans to the growing post-war communities of North Central Texas.
enthusiasm fueled the company for the next 20 years in the relentless pursuit of one goal: delivering the most competitive loan products with the most personal service.
In 1972, DuBose
purchased Colonial Savings
, a small thrift in Lewisville, Texas.
now had an expanded financial portfolio with which to operate and immediately took action.
expanded the mortgage operation, originating loans across the Southwest and beyond.
At the same time, DuBose
recognized the value of integrating the services he
By offering banking, mortgage lending and insurance under one corporate roof, he
customers a "department store" atmosphere for handling their personal finances.
The concept flourished.