The Scam One of the most common scams today is card fraud, the unauthorized use of a credit or debit card to fraudulently obtain money or property. Fraudsters use multiple tactics to collect this information, including copying your card’s magnetic strip (known as skimming), intercepting your card in the mail, or using a strategy called “formjacking,” where… Read More


Here’s a bit of good news just in time for the fall homebuying season: people are still buying and selling homes despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. But successfully navigating this market is only possible if you know what to expect. Read on to learn a few things about finding your next home during this uniquely challenging time. … Read More


Recientemente, el sector bancario ha notado un aumento en los intentos de fraude con cheques y FirstBank está comprometido a ayudar a nuestros clientes a prevenir este tipo de ataques. Cualquier empresa, sin importar su tamaño, ubicación o industria, puede ser víctima de fraude. Hay varias tácticas para evitar el fraude eficazmente, pero puede resultar… Read More


The banking industry has recently seen an increase in attempted check fraud, and FirstBank is dedicated to helping our customers prevent these types of attacks. No matter the size, location, or industry, any company can fall victim. There are several tactics to effectively avoid fraud, but it can be overwhelming when you don’t know what… Read More


Raising enough cash for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for homebuyers. According to some estimates, it can take up to 15 years for people to save towards the purchase of a home, especially with conventional mortgages, which require anywhere between 5 to 20 percent down. If you’re trying to buy a $400,000… Read More


According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, the sweltering summer months host the highest birthrates, with August taking the lead for largest number of births. While we can only speculate about why so many babies are born this time of year (insert cheeky remarks about too many holiday drinks), we recognize this is… Read More


The summer travel season is just around the corner, bringing us closer to our own personal paradise — whether that’s exploring historical sites and cobblestone streets or ocean-side beaches.  Unfortunately the summer travel season also happens to be the most expensive travel time of the year. So if you really want to get more “bang… Read More


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