From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): According to a survey, only 30% of Americans plan to save their tax return this year. This Wall Street Journal piece gives advice for those of us who have a hard time saving… Read More


It’s rare to find a local business so committed to the beautiful state of Colorado that all their meats, drinks—even their insurance and bank accounts 😉 —are from locally owned and operated companies. That’s what we found in Fort Collins’ newest restaurant and FirstBank customer, The Colorado Room. Proud owners Danny Shea and Justin Serr… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): Looking for places to cut costs? You may want to look in your garage. According to this AAA report published in the Wall Street Journal even the cheapest midsize sedans costs more than… Read More


Guest Author: Christopher Cardillo (IT Manager) The Mobile Optimized Website (MOW) project set out to meet an ambitious goal: Make efirstbank.com easy to use on as many devices as possible, while maintaining a single version of the core content for each page, with little to no impact on how the site performs, from a page… Read More


From simple tips to big issues, here’s what you need to know this week (well at least in the personal finance/banking world): For those trying to keep up with their foodie friends and not break the bank, here are 12 ways to dine out on the cheap. So next time you take advantage of happy… Read More


To help our readers stay up-to-date on important personal finance news and information, we decided to pull together a “week in review” feature. Each week, we’ll highlight interesting, informative and ‘good to know’ finance and banking tidbits to help you stay up-to-speed. Without further ado, here’s what you need to know this week: Parents wary… Read More


Where do you bank? At a Branch? At work? At the gym?  In your pajamas? With the release of FirstBank’s free Mobile App, FirstBank customers have the ability to spread their wings and bank on the fly! I would like to give a special shout out to our participants in the “Where Do You Bank”… Read More


It was another GREAT Race for the Cure in Colorado Springs over the weekend of September 8th, 2013! What better place is there for people to gather and walk/run together to help find a cure for Breast Cancer, than Garden of the Gods!?  If you haven’t been, not just for this event, I highly recommend… Read More


When I was a freshman in College my career path was clear, I was smart, good with my hands, mechanically inclined, I was going to be an Engineer.  I entered the University of Nebraska with all the certainty in the world of where I was headed in life. Isaac Newton, or maybe Gottfried Leibniz, depending… Read More


It’s not very often that I experience the delight of customer service, but when I’m dealing with First Bank, it is a regular occurrence. Recently, I deposited a check at the branch at Highlands Ranch Pkwy & Broadway. I walked out of work a few hours later to head home, opened my wallet to pay… Read More