Become one of the nearly 1.2 million participants that have gathered at the BolderBOULDER since 1979. Whether you’re a runner, jogger or even a walker, we encourage you to put your running shoes on and become a part of “America’s All-Time Best 10k”. BolderBOULDER knows how to throw an incredible celebration with the country’s largest… Read More


“Mo money, mo problems,” a popular song lyric popularized by the Notorious B.I.G (Biggie Smalls) in the ‘90s, laid out the problems inherited as one’s cash supply grows. But, what if your problem is a lack of money to begin with? Certainly no one, not even Biggie Smalls, is arguing that there are somehow less… Read More


  1. A good real estate agent is key. There are so many reasons to hire a real estate agent beyond the fact that they have an insider’s knowledge to available properties. They can also help you navigate complicated purchase contracts for one. But you want to make sure you find the right agent for… Read More


Wedding season is almost here, and it’s crunch time to start planning one of the most memorable days of your life. Turns out you have expensive taste, but a low priced budget. Fret not, here are seven ways to have a champagne wedding on a beer budget. Consider an Unconventional Venue. Most wedding venues can… Read More


Dogs. The very name conjures up thoughts of adorable puppies, tear jerking movies, and fond nostalgia for owners. They’re cute, they’re fluffy, and they’re a man’s best friend (women seem to love them, too!). While we wouldn’t advise you to take financial advice from your dog (insert puns here…”de-paw-sit”), we can point out where Fido… Read More


Whether you want a tropical location, to explore a different country or do something adventurous, you can have the Spring Break you want without breaking (pun intended) the bank. Lucky for you, we tapped our most wanderlust world travelers to compile a list of seven inexpensive Spring Break destinations that you can enjoy without sacrificing your… Read More


Wire Fraud.  Picture this: You’ve saved $75,000 — your entire life savings for a down payment on a new home. You spent months looking and finally found your dream house. Your offer’s been accepted, your mortgage approved and closing day is set. You’re over the moon. Before you close, you’re emailed wire instructions on where… Read More


No one likes insufficient funds notices and the hefty overdrafts that come with them. Overdrafts can create setbacks and unnecessary financial strain that cause us to channel our inner groundhog – hiding at their very sight. Luckily, you can rest easy with these four simple tips to help prevent  them. 1. Sign up for Online… Read More


Winter is here, and you know what that means? It’s cube hunting season! Those of you familiar with our Capture the Cube contest know that last year, for the first time in the contest’s 3-year history, we brought the game off the mountain and into the city. The game took place at select bus shelters… Read More


FirstBank’s mission is to help businesses get big. It’s one of the reasons we advertise customers on billboards and feature them on our blog. It’s also why we partner with our customers for different programs and campaigns such as Food Truck Friday or Capture the Cube.  If we have a corporate event or a customer appreciation effort, we always… Read More