There are so many things that can hurt your finances, but did you ever think a lack of sleep and procrastination could play a large role? This week’s personal finance articles highlight the importance of staying on top of your finances and how to avoid three of the worst debt problems. Here’s what you need… Read More


It’s time to be smarter about shopping and be happy with it. Personal finance articles this week tap into smart spending that makes you happy. Here’s what you need to know this week: Question: What items do you spend the most money on each year? Answer: Electronics. Yahoo! Finance talks about seven ways to save… Read More


With one of the nation’s premier cycling races and largest spectator event happening in Colorado’s own backyard, we thought you might like to know about a seriously cool event FirstBank is throwing to celebrate. This Wednesday August 20, starting at 1:30 p.m. FirstBank, along with cycling experts Jasen Thorpe and 303Cycling News’ Katie Macarelli, will… Read More


Part of what makes cycling such an amazing sport to watch is that fans can be so close to that action, but this is also what makes the sport dangerous for racers and spectators alike. We’ve all seen the results when fans and racing mix in the wrong ways. Dogs on course, spectators taking selfies… Read More


Cycling fans! Join us on Twitter @efirstbank everyday during the USA Professional Cycling Challenge and enjoy live cover and conversation with our well-know cycling industry guests: Jasen Thorpe (@JasenThrope) Cycling industry veteran, former editor at Bicycling and Mountain Bike Magazines Sarai Snyder (@SaraiSnyder), founder of @GirlBikeLove, and @CycloFemme; leader in women’s cycling advocacy Lennard Zinn (@LennardZinn), Velonews Technical Writer,… Read More


This week’s personal finance articles highlight tips and ways to save when it comes to the changing of seasons and all the expensive items that come with it. Here’s what you need to know this week: August may be the best month to stock up on pricey items like TVs and laptops as they hit… Read More


It’s time to live a more financially secure life. Making your money last a lifetime can be easy, and one place to start would be in your household. This week’s personal finance articles explain how to ‘smart save’ in the home. Here’s what you need to know this week: Having trouble checking items off your… Read More


Several years ago when Colorado native and longtime FirstBank customer, Sean Smiley, wanted to leave a successful career in the oil and gas business and invest his life savings into creating an all agave-based spirits distillery, not everyone was onboard. But Smiley had good reason for this drastic lifestyle change: to spend more time with… Read More


Sloan’s Lake in Denver covers approximately 177 acres; do you know how long it takes to walk all the way around it?  On Sunday, June 8, 27 members of the FirstBank team discovered that… well the answer varies depending on your pace and the heat of the day.  They also discovered the good feeling that… Read More