Whether or not we like to admit it, money is the motivating factor in most of our decisions. Yet, managing it effectively is a tough subject to grasp, especially for young adults. Considering only one-third of U.S. states require students to take a personal finance class, the onus falls on parents and guardians to impart… Read More


Join the 50,000 participants in one of the most acclaimed 10Ks in the world. Since 1979, the BOLDERBoulder has encouraged families, friends and athletes to put their running shoes on and celebrate fitness during this Memorial Day tribute. Interested in joining? FirstBank will be hosting in-branch mobile registrations from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in early May… Read More


The Scam Over the past several months, there have been a growing number of “spoofing” attempts being made in the financial industry, including on FirstBank customers. Fraudsters are using falsified caller ID numbers to trick FirstBank customers into thinking they’re receiving a call from our organization. These scammers are not only contacting FirstBank customers, acting… Read More


Regardless of what life stage you are in, financial health should be at the top of your resolution list for 2019. According to Fidelity Investments, nearly one-third of Americans plan to make money resolutions for the New Year. Here are 5 money goals to consider: Make a dent in your debt. According to a recent… Read More


The holidays are a special time for giving, and this year, consumers plan to spend an average of $819 on holiday gifts. But when the holidays come to an end, the new year all too often ushers in a big stack of bills. Last year, Americans with holiday debt added an average of $1,054 to… Read More


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


Financial elder abuse, where senior citizens are manipulated for financial gain, is a growing problem. According to the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), one in 20 seniors indicated some form of financial abuse or theft. Fraud and financial elder abuse costs older Americans more than $36.5 billion annually. What’s worse, 90 percent of the “abusers”… Read More


Longer days, warmer nights, relaxed vibes, rooftop patios, pool gatherings, weddings and BBQs. It’s no wonder why the summer months show one of the larger spikes in online dating activity as singles look to share their summertime fun and seasonal events with someone special.  As easy as it may be to find someone on Match, Tinder… Read More