With summer almost over parents and students face the start of the new school year; well, kind of. The COVID-19 epidemic is driving school districts to look for alternatives to in-person learning, with some moving forward with online classes. This new format is sure to shake up your back-to-school shopping list, but it doesn’t have… Read More


According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, the sweltering summer months host the highest birthrates, with August taking the lead for largest number of births. While we can only speculate about why so many babies are born this time of year (insert cheeky remarks about too many holiday drinks), we recognize this is… Read More


With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air and bank accounts are on high alert. While over half of Americans celebrate the Hallmark holiday, the average person will spend $143.56 on gifts. That means U.S. consumers will spend a total of $19.6 billion on Feb. 14. Despite what the candy, floral and… Read More


Are you suffering from the pressure of post-holiday spending? You’re not alone. Temptation to spend was at an all-time high last year. According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, holiday sales increased 5.1% to more than $850 billion in 2018. What’s more, USA Today reported that Americans were spending a whopping 90% of their income (NINETY PERCENT of… Read More


The holidays are a special time for giving, and this year, consumers plan to spend an average of $819 on holiday gifts. But when the holidays come to an end, the new year all too often ushers in a big stack of bills. Last year, Americans with holiday debt added an average of $1,054 to… Read More


Believe it or not, fall presents one of the best times to save some serious cash on travel, energy costs and more. Here are seven incredibly easy money saving tips to get you started: Say no to Pumpkin Spice Lattes When the leaves fall and the weather cools, there’s something very enticing about popping into… Read More


Stop by one of the following FirstBank branch locations on Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to noon to take part in our “Saving is in Style Saturdays.” Every Saturday throughout July, several branch locations will be providing FREE food, treats, relaxation services or popular health and family fun activities at no cost to the public.… Read More


Stop by one of the following FirstBank branch locations on Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to noon to take part in our “Saving is in Style Saturdays.” Every Saturday throughout July, several branch locations will be providing FREE foods, treats, relaxation services or popular health and family fun activities at no cost to the public. This… Read More


Stop by one of the following FirstBank branch locations on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to noon to take part in our second “Saving is in Style Saturdays.” Every Saturday throughout July, several branch locations will be providing FREE foods, treats, relaxation services or popular health and family fun activities at no cost to the… Read More


According to a new survey from ApartmentList.com, college-educated Millennials will need about five years to save for a down payment on a median-priced home. What’s worse, Millennials living in Denver will need 15 years (15!) to save for a home, thanks to increasing costs. While this news is frustrating, there are things you can do… Read More