From shortages of protective equipment to businesses shuttering, the fallout from COVID has left deep scars for millions of individuals. The silver lining is many companies and organizations around the globe have forged together to help fight everything from economic woes to healthcare crises brought on by COVID-19. Here’s some of the ways FirstBank is… Read More


Buzz Busby remembers crying the day he read it. A newspaper headline announcing that the suicide rate in Eagle County had dropped by 30 percent, and just below the headline was a photo of a familiar sign. It read “Don’t give up.” Buzz, a FirstBank teller in Avon, has spent over a year placing similar… Read More


As everyone adjusts to a new normal it’s important to keep in mind that social distancing measures aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 have also limited interactions with friends, family members and the community at large. In fact, as many as one in four Americans have been under “shelter-in-place” orders in recent months. But… Read More


Recientemente, el sector bancario ha notado un aumento en los intentos de fraude con cheques y FirstBank está comprometido a ayudar a nuestros clientes a prevenir este tipo de ataques. Cualquier empresa, sin importar su tamaño, ubicación o industria, puede ser víctima de fraude. Hay varias tácticas para evitar el fraude eficazmente, pero puede resultar… Read More


The banking industry has recently seen an increase in attempted check fraud, and FirstBank is dedicated to helping our customers prevent these types of attacks. No matter the size, location, or industry, any company can fall victim. There are several tactics to effectively avoid fraud, but it can be overwhelming when you don’t know what… Read More


Working from home was once a rarity. But with strict social distancing measures imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of workers have traded in the office for the familiar sights of home. While ditching the morning commute is an undisputed benefit to remote work, there are also some drawbacks. For example, a lack of oversight… Read More


With all that’s going on in the world, many people are re-evaluating their financial plans, and the often-advised emergency account feels much more necessary. Given this rapid shift, many people now find themselves wishing they’d built up their savings in more certain times. Fortunately, all is not as dire as it might seem. Even as… Read More


Raising enough cash for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for homebuyers. According to some estimates, it can take up to 15 years for people to save towards the purchase of a home, especially with conventional mortgages, which require anywhere between 5 to 20 percent down. If you’re trying to buy a $400,000… Read More


As we all continue to be affected by the COVID-19 health crisis, FirstBank is committed to helping our customers and communities. In an effort to highlight some restaurants who have altered their operations to continue serving their own patrons, we are proud to launch efirstbank.com/supportlocal. This page compiles some of our favorite eateries in Colorado,… Read More


The COVID-19 crisis has drastically increased demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at unsustainable rates, leaving many healthcare workers — who rely on it to protect their patients and themselves from illness – vulnerable. Scrambling to find ways to help frontline workers, the stars finally aligned when Kate Goodman, co-founder of Make4Covid, walked into a… Read More