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


FirstBank has been a longtime partner and supporter of Colorado State University (CSU). In fact, the state’s second largest bank has contributed over $1.3 million to CSU, helping several students receive higher education. Check out this video by CSU, which highlights what a special relationship we’ve had with one of Colorado’s biggest universities.… Read More


You’re running late, the bank closes in ten minutes, and you just can’t decide which pair of shoes go with plaid. Then it hits you, are these clothes “bank appropriate”? Are elevator shoes reasonable to wear when cashing a check? While we can’t make fashion choices for you, we have the inside scoop on things… Read More


Equifax, one of the major credit reporting bureaus, announced a major cyber breach potentially affecting 143 million Americans. The data breach primarily involved names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, but in some cases, driver’s license and credit card and cash reserve account numbers. We suggest you take the time to thoroughly read the information… Read More


Does your bank account balance seem to decrease on its own? You’ve tried everything to save money, but are still living paycheck-to-paycheck? You may be among the millions of Americans, who are unknowingly throwing thousands of dollars out the window by paying full price for these money-draining-expenses. Here are six things that are “money-wasters,” but… Read More


FirstBank is launching its second ever “Good Week,” but this time we’re heading to the mountain town of Vail. Our branch located on Meadow & Vail Rd. in the Vail Village will be providing free lunch to the public for an entire week starting Monday, September 11th through Friday, September 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.… Read More


If you’re one of the estimated 4 million students who graduated last May, you may be experiencing some not-so-fun, post-graduation consequences. For instance, 51 percent of college graduates owe about $13,000 in debt, and that’s not including student loans. We want you to be the exception, so we’ve devised a list of seven costly mistakes… Read More


Banking is an interesting industry these days. Some institutions seem to make headlines daily for good or bad reasons. You hear about them in commercials, online, on billboards. They sponsor events and put their names on stadiums. And despite how “in your face” many banks can be, there are still a lot of misconceptions about… Read More