You take precautions to avoid card fraud. You’re careful where you shop online, you filter out robocalls and you use cash when you can. But did you know that something as simple as getting gas may leave you vulnerable to skimming? Skimming can happen at any place where cards are swiped, such as an ATM,… Read More


The unfortunate reality is that fraud can happen to anyone. How you, and your financial institution, respond is crucial. Take a look at this testimonial from a FirstBank customer who received a fraudulent phishing email from an individual posing as a customer service representative. The scammer began by notifying them of an attempted fraudulent purchase on… Read More


Shopping is increasingly done online, and unfortunately fraud has followed suit. According to national credit reporting agency, TransUnion, suspected eCommerce fraud increased by 12 percent during the first month of the COVID pandemic. Luckily, we’re here to offer some helpful advice that can help protect you from becoming a victim. More online transactions can make… Read More


One of the big surprises of 2020 was the strength of the real estate market. Despite the pandemic, homes continued to sell quickly in many markets across the country. If you’re able to sell your home, now might be the best time to do so. We’re here to help get the most from your nest… Read More


If you’re like many homeowners, your house is the place where you can work, relax, eat and sleep, help your kids with their schoolwork and host your Zoom happy hours. But your home is also one of the best places for building wealth, and the way to do this is by increasing the equity you… Read More


Si usted es como muchos propietarios, su casa es el lugar donde puede trabajar, relajarse, comer y dormir, ayudar a sus hijos con sus tareas escolares y organizar sus reuniones por Zoom. Pero su casa también es uno de los mejores lugares para generar riqueza, y la manera de hacerlo es aumentando el valor neto… Read More


FirstBank believes there’s unity in diversity. In February, we observe Black History Month by recognizing and celebrating some of FirstBank’s strongest Black and African American leaders. Today, we’re featuring the President of Marketing, Gordon Banks. Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica. Lives in Superior, Colorado. Years at FirstBank: 20 Years Other positions held with organizations/boards: Food Bank of the… Read More


FirstBank believes there’s unity in diversity. In February, we observe Black History Month by recognizing and celebrating some of FirstBank’s strongest Black and African American leaders. Today, we’re featuring Vice President, Hawzien Gebremedhin. Hometown: Denver, Colorado via Tigray, Ethiopia Years at FirstBank: 12 years Other positions held with organizations/boards: Emily Griffith Foundation – Board Member Describe… Read More


FirstBank believes there’s unity in diversity. In February, we observe Black History Month by recognizing and celebrating some of FirstBank’s strongest Black and African-American leaders. Today, we’re featuring FirstBank Board of Directors member, the Honorable Elbra Wedgeworth. Hometown: Denver, Colorado Years at FirstBank: 4 years Other positions held with organizations/boards: President of the Denver Union Station Project… Read More


Here’s what you can expect to see during one of the world’s largest celebrations. Lunar New Year is celebrated in nearly a dozen countries by over 1.5 billion people. Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar traditional to many east Asian countries, and it can occur any time between mid-January… Read More