Author: Rob Chaney Last Friday, after I had finished creating a gourmet dinner for the family and cleaning the kitchen all by myself (because that’s the kind of guy I am), I settled down and turned on the TV (TV watching on a Friday night, that too is the kind of guy I am).  As… Read More


Did you know identity thefts occur more in the summer than any other season?  In fact, there’s been a significant increase in identity theft cases—over the summer travel season—since 2010. According to the US Travel Insurance Association (USTIA), the increase in social media, mobile capabilities and lax consumer behavior are responsible for the spike. Because… Read More


There are some big changes going on in downtown Denver.  So many changes, in fact, that 2014 is shaping up to be one heck of a year for the Mile High City. With Denver becoming a prime locale for historical renovation projects, innovative companies and first-class restaurants and hotels, we have no doubt that within… Read More


Even if you’ve banked with us for a while and kept up-to-speed with our Facebook-ing, there are still some things about FirstBank you probably don’t know. For instance, how did we get our name, or where did we get our start? While our secrets might not be as scandalous as [insert relevant/recent pop culture reference],… Read More


For many of our customers, your weekly routine is packed full of work, errands, events and commitments, often leaving little time to think  about things like your finances, health and personal well-being. But, with even just a few minutes a day, you can stay up-to-date and educated on personal finance from some of the best… Read More


From our experience working with thousands of businesses — from small start-ups to nationally recognized brands — we can tell you that overnight success stories are more the exception than the rule.  Knowing that launching a business involves a lot of hard work, research, testing and money, here are three important questions to ask yourself… Read More


Did you know that Colorado Gives Day, a 24-hour online fundraising initiative created by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, has helped raise more than $37 million for state nonprofits in only three years? Proceeds from Colorado Gives Day help provide education, research, food and shelter — and among a myriad of other benefits and services… Read More


I just thought it was necessary to give a big thank you to a supervisor in your customer service department, Miranda. I called in after going overdrawn in my account, a stupid careless mistake on my part. Since I was already embarrassed by my mistake I really expected the worst when I called to speak… Read More


I just want to tell you what an exemplary employee you have in Joanne at your Briargate & Union branch. I have been your customer for over 20 years going back to Palm Desert. I manage my own office and know great employees and recognize caring and competency and you sure have it with her.… Read More


I was recently in VAIL to help my father handle some financial and legal issues that have arisen as he enters his 90s. During my stay, I spent several hours working with your staff on opening new accounts, transferring money, closing accounts, notarizing legal documents and looking over documents in the safe deposit box. Nick… Read More