Are you looking to improve your credit score? Save money? Purchase your dream home? You’re in luck!  We believe financial independence should be for all, which is why we’ve created a collection of accessible financial education resources so everyone – no matter their background or individual circumstances – can understand good financial habits to succeed. … Read More

With the climate crisis at the forefront of everyone’s mind, FirstBank puts “banking for good” to action with its many environmental initiatives. Here are eight ways FirstBank has strived to foster sustainability and help preserve our planet. Planting Trees In 2022 and 2021, FirstBank partnered with global reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted, to plant a total of 100,000… Read More

Los contribuyentes elegibles de Colorado están comenzando a recibir, o han recibido, un cheque de reembolso de la Carta de Derechos del Contribuyente (TABOR, por sus siglas en inglés) por un monto de $750 para contribuyentes individuales y $1,500 para contribuyentes conjuntos. Algunos de estos cheques se emiten a múltiples beneficiarios que no son partes… Read More

Eligible Colorado taxpayers are beginning to receive—or have received—a Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) refund check in the amount of $750 for single filers and $1,500 for joint filers. Some of these checks are made out to multiple payees who are not joint parties on a FirstBank account. These are commonly referred to as “multiple-party”… Read More

These five loans could help you build or grow your business It’s fair to say many business owners would prefer to fund their business themselves, and use their own cash to grow, especially in a rising rate environment. However, sometimes businesses need access to money they don’t currently have in order to expand or manage… Read More

Estos cinco préstamos podrían ayudarle a crear o hacer crecer su negocio Es justo decir que muchos propietarios de negocios preferirían financiar su negocio ellos mismos y usar su propio efectivo para crecer, especialmente en un entorno de tasas en aumento. Sin embargo, a veces las negocios necesitan acceso a dinero que actualmente no tienen… Read More

According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) most recent study, consumers reported nearly 400,000 credit card fraud cases in 2021, resulting in losses totaling over $180 million. While card fraud is an unfortunate reality for many, with some preparation and vigilance, you can prevent becoming a victim. Here’s where to start. Secure Important Documents Your… Read More

El fraude de tarjetas de crédito es el tipo más común de robo de identidad. Según el estudio más reciente de la Comisión Federal de Comercio (Federal Trade Commission, FTC) (artículo en inglés), los consumidores informaron casi medio millón de casos de tarjetas de crédito en el 2020. Si bien el fraude de tarjetas es… Read More

Credit reports can have a massive impact on your life. You may know that lenders pull credit reports when considering loan approvals, but did you know that landlords, and even employers, may be looking at your credit report to understand how you handle responsibilities? So much depends on having a good credit history and score… Read More

Los informes de crédito pueden tener un impacto masivo en su vida. Es posible que sepa que los acreedores obtienen informes de crédito al considerar las aprobaciones de préstamos, pero ¿sabía que los arrendadores, e incluso los empleadores (artículo en inglés), pueden estar analizando su informe de crédito para comprender cómo maneja las responsabilidades? Mucho… Read More