Budgeting may not be the most glamorous task on your to-do list, but it certainly is one of the most important. That’s because budgets impact every part of your financial life, from how much you can save for a paradise vacation to your ability to pay off mounting debt. If you would like to budget… Read More

Who couldn’t use some extra dough in today’s high-priced market? Whether you’re trying to outpace inflation, saving for a big purchase, or aiming to grow your emergency fund, finding creative ways to earn extra cash can help you expedite your financial goals.  Fortunately, we’re highlighting eight ways to earn some extra cash using your skills,… Read More

Sometimes we come across some truly amazing customers, who despite hard times or personal tragedies, try to positively impact those around them. We call these our “Good Customers,” and we’re setting out to make their day. Meet Delores: Delores, a 75-year-old widow and FirstBank customer, who manages to be a ray of sunshine even on… Read More

With cybersecurity awareness on the rise, it’s important to stay up to date on the most common fraud scams that take advantage of innocent consumers daily. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission recorded around 2.8 million consumer fraud reports just last year. Here are 10 common fraud scams you should be aware of to ensure… Read More

Al comenzar el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Ciberseguridad, es importante que conozca las estafas más comunes que se aprovechan de los consumidores inocentes a diario. De hecho, la Comisión Federal de Comercio registró alrededor de 2,8 millones de informes de fraude al consumidor sólo el año pasado. A continuación, le presentamos 10 fraudes… Read More

Run, walk or jog with us on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the 14th annual ColderBOLDER 5K on the University of Colorado’s campus. The race finishes in the university’s field house, where festivities and the holiday spirit fill the air. We’re giving away free registration codes. For your chance to win, complete and submit the entry form… Read More

“Hello, I am calling in regard to your car’s expired extended warranty.” “This is the IRS, and we’re calling to inform you of your unpaid tax bill.” “I am from technical support, and we have noticed a problem with your current operating system.” Do any of these sound familiar? They are all common prompts scammers… Read More

Halloween may rule October, but there’s something even scarier than ghosts and ghouls afoot, and that’s cybercriminals. These devious, unseen bandits scour the internet looking to feed on the hard-earned cash of unsuspecting victims. But have no fear. In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’ve put together a slew of easy-to-understand resources aimed at giving… Read More

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. In this time of expanded use of online and mobile banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $5.8 billion… Read More

Considering dog ownership? Before taking the plunge, it’s important to understand if you’re ready for both the personal and financial responsibility of pet ownership. In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month (October), we’re consolidating the obvious and (not so) obvious costs of owning a dog to help potential owners better understand what to expect… Read More