There is no one-size-fits-all solution to maintaining your personal finances. Saving, spending, borrowing and planning can change based on your needs and your stage in life. This week’s stories focus on the financial landscape across generations, from Baby Boomers to Gen X and Millennials to Gen Z. Here’s what you need to know this week:… Read More


We’re sending you some of the “must-reads” from the corners of the internet specializing in personal finance. Here’s what you need to know this week: Have you ever immediately regretted spending a few bucks here and a few bucks there? Most of us have. Actually, most of us have those day-to-day expenses that are thrown… Read More


To help keep you informed, we’ve gathered some recent headlines from the world of personal finance. Here’s what you need to know this week: Now that holiday shopping is on the horizon, you may be heading for the ‘sale’ section in your favorite store. But, what if that sale is an illusion – a marketing… Read More


After taking a look at this week’s headlines, we’ve put together some insightful headlines from financial bloggers, journalists and money experts. Here’s what you need to know this week: Kids watch everything you do and say, for better or for worse. Sometimes they soak up words you use or mimic how you dress and act.… Read More


We’ve scoured the internet this week to find some quick tips to help you manage your money.  From credit reports, to managing your money like a millennial, here’s what’s new and trending this week. Here’s what you need to know this week: Forbes reports that a 2014 Stanford study found that people who felt more… Read More


We’ve pulled together some informative, helpful news and tips that can help you stay savvy and up to date with your personal finances. Here’s what you need to know this week: Coats and sweaters are starting to emerge from the closet, your rake is making its seasonal debut and the holiday season is on the… Read More


As we continue to progress into the 21st century, new regulations are changing the way people control their spending and saving, while technology is advancing it. This week’s personal finance articles give a better understanding of the unique growth of spending and saving. Here’s what you need to know this week: Fact: more than 60… Read More


It’s that time again, the changing of seasons. With the first official day of fall gracing us with its presence this coming weekend, a lot of people are gearing up for a whole new season of spending. Fortunately, this week’s personal finance articles will help you ease into the seasonal spending habits. Here’s what you… Read More


Have you heard the good news? FirstBank is growing in Northern Colorado. We recently opened a new location at 100 S. College Avenue, on the corner of Mountain and College in Fort Collins. It represents our fourth Fort Collins location, and the truth is, we’re pretty stoked about it. In fact, the new location has… Read More


Some people may be saving up for a big trip while others may be saving up for a new car. No matter what you’re saving for, there are simple steps to take to ensure you’re saving properly and avoiding debt down the road. Here’s what you need to know this week: Planning to buy a… Read More