According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American family spends over $4,000 a year on groceries and that’s only going to increase. And while FirstBank has been known to pay for groceries, we can’t always be there. So here are several easy ways to save at the store without compromising your health.… Read More


  1. A good real estate agent is key. There are so many reasons to hire a real estate agent beyond the fact that they have an insider’s knowledge to available properties. They can also help you navigate complicated purchase contracts for one. But you want to make sure you find the right agent for… Read More


Dogs. The very name conjures up thoughts of adorable puppies, tear jerking movies, and fond nostalgia for owners. They’re cute, they’re fluffy, and they’re a man’s best friend (women seem to love them, too!). While we wouldn’t advise you to take financial advice from your dog (insert puns here…”de-paw-sit”), we can point out where Fido… Read More


A few weeks ago, our management team (VP of Marketing Joe Amato-Baril,  Banking Officer Cassie Sosa and Regional President Emily Robinson) went undercover as King Soopers employees and surprised more than 100 unsuspecting shoppers by paying for their groceries. In return, we asked them to consider paying it forward to their favorite charity on Colorado… Read More


 Money Saving Tips for Your Wedding With wedding season just around the corner, we can smell the love in the air and also hear the cries of grooms and brides as they evaluate their current wedding budget. Who wouldn’t shed a few tears when the average wedding is $31,200 — more than half the median… Read More