FirstBank is excited to introduce the Real-Time Payments (RTP®) system, which makes funds immediately available and reduces cash flow challenges present with other payment methods. What are Real-Time Payments®? Real-Time Payments can move money into a business or consumer account within seconds and can be immediately accessed.   In addition to immediate funds availability, other… Read More

According to a Greenlight® study in 2021, 74% of teens don’t feel confident about their financial education. What’s more, only 13 states require high school students to take a personal-finance class to graduate. So, the chances of your teen learning basic money lessons, without your help, are meager. Since financial literacy is key to building… Read More

FirstBank hosts “Community Shred Events” throughout the year to help you safely get rid of your sensitive information (like tax returns, bank statements, business records, etc.) Bring any unwanted records or documents to the following locations during the corresponding dates/times to be shredded. Only paper items will be destroyed. No need to remove staples, paper… Read More

Although the Plastic Pollution Reduction Act was passed in Colorado in 2021, the new year caught some shoppers by surprise. Effective January 1, 2023, the new law now requires all stores in Colorado to charge customers 10 cents for every plastic or paper bag provided. The complete ban of single-use plastic bags statewide will take… Read More

Arizona Gives Day is April 4th, but you can give during the Early Giving period, starting March 14th. Visit and select “Donate Now” to make a difference for a cause close to your heart. 💡 In 2022, more than 19,000 individual donors raised over $6 million for 918 local nonprofits. Arizona Gives Day has… Read More

While technology has boosted our ability to access virtually anything online, it has also created many more opportunities for social media fraudsters to take advantage. They can target anyone who participates in everyday online exchanges. That’s why it is so important to stay informed about the common internet scams. Here are six types of scams… Read More

It’s not every day we come across customers dealing with life-altering circumstances, but despite their situation, they continue to spread kindness. At our core, we believe these “good customers” deserve an “Act of Goodness,” and we’ve set out to do that. Meet John and Caley Carroll In June 2022, FirstBank customers John and Caley Carroll… Read More

Join over 50,000 participants on Monday, May 29th, to run, walk or jog in the BOLDERBoulder 10K. Named one of the largest and most highly acclaimed 10Ks in the world, guests from all over come together for one of the biggest Memorial Day celebrations. We’re giving away free registration codes. For your chance to win, complete and… Read More

Contactless payment options and P2P mobile payment apps like CashApp, Venmo, or Zelle® have become increasingly popular. As a result, fraudsters have adapted their tactics to take advantage of consumers’ comfort while quickly sending money to a friend for dinner or a housekeeper for services. We’ve put together some tips and red flags to watch… Read More

In 2022, there were close to 8 million reports of suspicious activity related to income tax filing and identity theft. For many fraudsters, tax season can mean intercepting important tax documents and deceiving unsuspecting taxpayers to steal their money. Two common tax-related scams: 1) Fraudsters take your tax documents, such as a W-2, and file… Read More