Join the 50,000 participants in one of the most acclaimed 10Ks in the world. Since 1979, the BOLDERBoulder has encouraged families, friends and athletes to put their running shoes on and celebrate fitness during this Memorial Day tribute. Interested in joining? FirstBank will be hosting in-branch mobile registrations from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in early May… Read More


It’s April, and that means it’s time to celebrate the two most significant periods of the year: tax season and Earth Day. It may be too late to change your paycheck withholdings to score a bigger 2018 tax return, but it’s never too late to save money and lower your carbon footprint. Take a fresh… Read More


If you’re an employer, how do you attract talented job seekers–let alone encourage the employees you have to stay? While many companies believe this is achieved by offering high salaries, appealing benefits like endless PTO and senior job titles (and yes, that may work), it’s not always the case. Here are four ways to attract… Read More


The typical timeline for commercial real estate transactions is roughly 60 days. However, if you’re planning to relocate your business or buy a new building, you’ve probably spent longer considering your decision. Moving a business is a significant financial investment and time commitment. So if you’re serious about relocating, do yourself a solid and leave… Read More


Only one in ten small businesses will make it their 10 year anniversary. That means access to capital plays an important role in the viability of small companies everywhere — and our economic well-being. Simply put, we need small businesses to succeed, and we need to ensure they have the resources to do so. Fortunately,… Read More


For the past several years, the real estate industry has been a “sellers’ playground.” Homeowners who’ve sold their house have done so quickly, usually with multiple offers, and at higher premiums, leaving a lot of buyers with lofty mortgages. Luckily for first-time buyers and others wanting to break into real estate, the tides are finally… Read More


Is money flowing out of your business, faster than it’s coming in? Turns out, you’re not alone. According to the National Federation of Independent Business research, half of small businesses don’t hold enough cash for one month, while 25 percent of small businesses can’t even make it two weeks. While challenges vary from industry to… Read More


It’s March and that can only mean one thing: St. Patrick’s day is here. While your local town or city likely hosts a parade (or at minimum, has a pub with its own St. Paddy’s Day celebration), to do St. Patrick’s day right, you’ll need to pack a bag. With Americans expected to spend over… 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 Assistant Vice President of Treasury Management, Hawzien Gebremedhin. Hometown: Denver, Colorado via Tigray, Ethiopia Years at FirstBank: 10 years Other positions held with organizations/boards: Friends of the… Read More