Did you know fake bank messages are the most reported text scams? According to a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) report, over 40% of people who reported a text scam in 2022 said the text impersonated a bank. To better protect yourself, here are five signs this text is a scam. Strange phone numbers In most… Read More

Colorado is home to an astounding amount of locally owned businesses and manufacturers making a difference across the nation. Whether it’s designing and developing wearable technology or inventing groundbreaking products, The Coolest Thing Made contest sheds light on some of the state’s greatest innovations. We chatted with founder and owner of DNA Vibe, Perry Kamel,… Read More

Enter to win tickets to see American singer-songwriter, Jeremy Zucker, perform on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at the Ogden Theatre. Complete and submit the entry form below for a chance to win tickets to Jeremy Zucker. Four winners will be selected to win two tickets each. The drawing will take place on Tuesday, November 7th,… Read More

Saving money and sticking to a budget can be challenging. However, there is an unexpected solution: switch to a cash-only spending system. Doing this can simplify your finances and help avoid impulse spending. In fact, cash stuffing and cash budgeting have become viral financial trends among Gen Z. According to a Credit Karma report, about… Read More

Enter to win tickets to see Gryffin, an American musician, DJ, songwriter, and record producer, on Wednesday, October 25th, 2023, at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Complete and submit the entry form below for a chance to win tickets. Four winners will be selected to win two tickets each. The drawing will take place on Tuesday, October… Read More

Given the impact of climate change, businesses should consider strategies to reduce their environmental footprint. This not only contributes to a healthier planet but aligns with the increasing number of consumers who prefer products from environmentally responsible companies.  Moreover, sustainable practices have tangible positive effects on a business’s bottom line, such as improved productivity and… Read More

We’re honored to be named a Best Bank, Best Mortgage Lender, and Best Place To Work finalist in the Desert Sun’s Best of Desert Awards 2023! These awards celebrate outstanding businesses in the Coachella Valley, as voted on by you. Be sure to visit desertsun.com/contests between Sept. 8 and Sept. 22. to cast your votes… Read More

Well-known Colorado staple Hapa Sushi Grill & Sake Bar recently moved their business banking relationship to FirstBank. Since their founding, they’ve expanded to four locations across Denver Metro and Boulder, offering a fusion between Japanese and Hawaiian cuisine. And, they launched Motomaki, a fast-casual sushi burrito and bowl restaurant with three locations in Colorado. We… Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to honor the vibrant cultures, traditions, and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx communities.  To celebrate, we’re hosting free bilingual events. Stop by one of the following locations where you can enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, complimentary food from local restaurants*, and enter a drawing to win fun prizes. During… Read More