According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners reports, U.S. businesses will lose an average of 5% of their gross revenues to fraud. As fraud schemes become increasingly intricate, any company, regardless of size or industry, can fall victim. To combat the ever-evolving list of scams, here are six of the most valuable tactics to… Read More


Monday, November 13, marked World Kindness Day. This observance was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement to help promote kindness worldwide. While FirstBank is known for its “banking for good” mantra and philanthropic efforts, its employees carry this philosophy outside the bank and into their communities. From picking up trash, paying for groceries,… Read More


It’s no surprise that investment fraud is common, since investments can often be complicated and difficult for people to understand. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in 2022, consumers reported losing more money to investment scams than any other category, adding up to a whopping $3.8 billion.  Here’s everything you need to know about… Read More


¿Qué es Colorado Gives Day? El martes 5 de diciembre Colorado Gives Day,^ un movimiento anual de donaciones en línea que beneficia a más de 3,400 organizaciones sin fines de lucro y, como resultado, a todos los habitantes de Colorado. FirstBank se asoció con Colorado Gives Foundation en 2010 para crear Colorado Gives Day, y… Read More


What is Colorado Gives Day? Tuesday, December 5th, is Colorado Gives Day, an annual one-day online giving movement benefitting over 3,400 nonprofits and, as a result, all Coloradans. FirstBank partnered with the Colorado Gives Foundation in 2010 to create Colorado Gives Day, and since then, the giving movement has raised an astounding $415 million for… Read More


Every week, economists are either predicting a full-blown recession or speculating that we may skirt around one. But with factors like high-interest rates, increased unaffordability, rising oil and gas prices, resumed student debt repayments, and a looming government shutdown, one thing is evident: consumers and businesses will have a lot less dispensable cash. A Harvard… Read More


Protecting our planet is a collective responsibility that benefits us all. Though the idea of making these changes may seem overwhelming, even the smallest of actions possess the potential to have significant impacts as time goes on. Be a Conscious Consumer Being a conscious consumer helps to reduce our collective environmental footprint. Conscious consumerism means… Read More


Aunque el aumento de las tasas de interés trae incertidumbres  en la economía, hay formas de utilizar esas alzas de precios para tu beneficio. Ya sea abriendo una cuenta de ahorros con tasas de interés altas o transfiriendo saldos de tarjetas de crédito, hemos recopilado cuatro sugerencias para ayudarte a navegar por las crecientes tasas… Read More