Could the holidays make us more vulnerable to identity theft? According to experts, it can. And while fraud is a year-round problem, the holidays offer an especially opportune time for thieves. Think about it: purchasing multiple gifts — whether it’s online or in the store — increases exposure to our financial information, and sometimes that… Read More


Believe it or not, fall presents one of the best times to save some serious cash on travel, energy costs and more. Here are seven incredibly easy money saving tips to get you started: Say no to Pumpkin Spice Lattes When the leaves fall and the weather cools, there’s something very enticing about popping into… Read More


While many believe there are only four seasons, there is a very real fifth season that runs from mid-Fall to Spring. No, I’m not talking about Football, which is arguably the best season. I’m talking about the cold and flu season. You can bathe yourself in hand sanitizer, Clorox all surfaces, and live inside a bubble,… Read More


You can think of culture as your company’s personality. Just as with personality, corporate culture impacts perceptions, both internally and externally. Sites like LinkedIn, Indeed, and Glassdoor make it so any conversation about your company can become public information. Point being, how your employees are treated, and the work environment you create, can positively or… Read More


At FirstBank, ‘banking for good’ is far more than a tagline. It’s a belief that the composition of the bank goes beyond a bottom line or quarterly figures. Rather, it’s the people – customers, community, and employees – that are the central motivation for every decision. With that in mind, FirstBank is excited to announce… Read More


Each week, FirstBank officers converge to a sharply appointed boardroom for “Loan Committee,” where we review loan requests that exceed certain thresholds. Over the course of 90 minutes, officers  present certain loan deals in front of executives and staff. It’s unusual compared to other institutions, but it’s also what makes FirstBank unique and enables us… Read More


Starting next Friday, Sept. 14 through Oct. 5 from 4-6 p.m., FirstBank will be launching its Fiesta Fridays celebration to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. Each one of our seven Spanish Banking Centers will be hosting a celebrational party for one Friday afternoon, where they’ll be providing FREE Hispanic-inspired foods, treats, music, and entertainment at… Read More


A partir del próximo viernes, del 14 de septiembre hasta el 5 de octubre, de 4:00 a 6:00 p. m., FirstBank lanzará su celebración de viernes de fiesta para conmemorar el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana. Cada uno de nuestros siete centros de banca en español organizará una fiesta de celebración durante una tarde de viernes,… Read More


How can you ensure that your business is maximizing efficiency and productivity? Here are some strategies you can implement to help a business run smarter, smoother and level the playing field between small organizations and large corporations. Artificial Intelligence Providing quality customer service can be costly and might not be feasible for smaller businesses. Instead… Read More


Sometimes we come across some truly special customers, who positively impact those around them. We call these our “Good Customers,” and we’re setting out to make their day. Meet Don and Lois It doesn’t take a lifetime to “Do Good.” But a lifetime of doing good is worth being recognized. Enter longtime FirstBank customers Don… Read More