20Mar 2024

Mastering the flow

For individuals and businesses alike, healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of financial stability. But managing cash effectively can be tricky, demanding constant vigilance and strategic planning.

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20Mar 2024

Avoiding scams

The exciting, yet volatile world of cryptocurrency comes with inherent risks, and scams are unfortunately prevalent. But fear not, informed vigilance can be your shield! Here are key points to remember.

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21Feb 2024

SBA shares progress in small business lending

The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) recently shared numbers around its progress in small business lending for the year as it has increased the number and dollar amount of loans across several small business capital programs.

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21Feb 2024

Navigating your financial mountains

In the vast asset management landscape, Alpine Bank offers a comprehensive set of tools to illuminate your financial path, making it the guide you might be seeking.

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24Jan 2024

Tips for small business owners

Every year American taxpayers confront what is arguably one of the more complex tax codes in the world. Small business owners navigate additional layers of nuanced tax rules.

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24Jan 2024

Debit or credit card

Teaching young kids about money management starts at home.

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20Nov 2023

‘Tis the season for online shopping scams

While online shopping scams are not limited to the holiday season, they pick up along with the increase in online shopping activities of consumers. Here are some of the more common types of online shopping scams and how to avoid them. 

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23Oct 2023

Small Business Administration Report

In addition to reporting on fraud in the pandemic relief programs, the Small Business Administration is also working to enhance best practices for future emergencies.

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23Oct 2023

Meet Daniel Vogel

Daniel Vogel, Alpine Bank Wealth Management Vice President – Tax and Financial Manager, joined the team in 2014 after a 30-year career in public accounting.

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23Oct 2023

Watch out for digital payment scams

Here's what to watch out for as you wade deeper into the world of digital payments

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23Oct 2023

Fundamentals of Investing

Ready to dip your toes in the investing waters, but not sure where to start? Understanding the different purposes, processes and types of investments can be intimidating at first, especially if you've previously focused on saving opportunities.

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27Sep 2023

Legacy planning

Establishing trust through clear and honest communication doesn't happen overnight; it requires a structured approach, shared leadership, and accountability to the process – a daunting endeavor for any family.

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27Sep 2023

Smart financial planning

When you are approaching the three-year mark before your child enters college, it is time to put a college payment plan into place. Here are some key tactics to consider while you continue to save for college.

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21Aug 2023

Digital banking tip

As your business grows, our Alpine Online Business Services allow you the time-and-money saving benefits of sending and receiving funds through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network.

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21Aug 2023

Boulder business leaders

Rooted in Colorado, McDonald Pelz Global Commodities exports grain around the globe and banks locally with Alpine Bank

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21Jul 2023

From the runway or the launchpad

Heather Bulk, president, co-founder and CEO of Special Aerospace Services of Boulder, shared some actionable advice in a recent TED Talk.

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21Jul 2023

Bitcoin scams

Cryptocurrencies often attract fraudsters. The combined market value of all cryptocurrencies surpassed $1 trillion in 2022. That kind of money is a huge draw for scammers, who successfully liberate billions of dollars from crypto investors each year.

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21Jul 2023

Nonprofits love our Loyalty Debit Card

Every time a customer uses their Loyalty Debit Card, Alpine Bank donates a dime to local nonprofits and organizations in that customer’s local community.

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21Jul 2023

Digital Banking Tip

The Card Management feature in Alpine Bank’s online banking and mobile app gives you more access and control on your debit card.

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21Jul 2023

Midyear Financial Checkup

When the economy becomes a concern for people, it’s not uncommon to start thinking in terms of weeks or months, focusing on the short-term turbulence and how it will impact you.

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22May 2023

Timeshare scams

How to avoid being victimized by a timeshare scam

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22May 2023

Starting a family?

For most young couples, the decision to start a family is not a matter of "if" but "when."

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22May 2023

Social Security income

With 401(k) accounts taking big hits in 2020 and 2022, Social Security will play a more prominent role in the income planning for pre-retirees within ten years of retirement.

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20Apr 2023

CNBC Report

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is concerned with the amount of online and digital attacks targeting small and medium businesses in the United States, according to a recent report from CNBC.

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20Apr 2023

Business ecommerce transactions

Alpine Bank’s Merchant Processing through FITECH offers a multitude of intuitive, cost-efficient solutions. It’s easy to accept credit and debit card payments through a secure shopping cart, or donation portal, that’s integrated into your website and has your business’s branding.

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20Apr 2023

Meet Breanna Bachmann

Meet Breanna Bachmann, Alpine Bank Wealth Management CIS I

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20Apr 2023

Holistic wealth management

Since the late 90s, wealth management planning has evolved. It’s a process of planning and incorporating psychological and emotional preparation for moving through life’s stages with a focus on quality over quantity.

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20Mar 2023

Student loan scams

Student loan scammers are capitalizing on the confusion surrounding the rollout, what to watch for.

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20Mar 2023

Retirement savings done right

Believing there’s enough time to begin saving for retirement can be costly

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20Mar 2023

Plan the perfect wedding

Weddings are life-changing moments, and everyone wants theirs to be perfect. There’s no reason you can’t have a memorable wedding without going into debt.

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16Feb 2023

Debt-free college

Learn how to fund your education without accruing student loan debt. Discover smart strategies and tips for paying for college in this helpful guide.

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16Feb 2023

Alpine Bank Mortgage

Conforming loan programs help first-time homebuyers & those with limited income & assets

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16Feb 2023

Martin Newman

Martin Newman, Client Support Associate II with Alpine Bank Wealth Management

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16Feb 2023

Digital Banking Tip #3

Convenient, no-cost online financial management tool

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16Feb 2023

Melissa Knutson - CFP®

Melissa Knutson - CFP® Vice President – Trust Officer with Alpine Bank Wealth Management

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18Jan 2023

Mortgage down payment assistance

The availability of a mortgage loan to purchase a home is something many of us take for granted. After all, these days the process can be as simple as getting in touch with a mortgage lender and submitting an application with a handful of financial information.

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18Jan 2023

Paying for college

According to a report published by the Education Data Initiative, the average cost of college tuition and fees at public four-year institutions rose 179.2% from academic year 2000-2001 through academic year 2019-2020. 

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18Jan 2023

Tax preparation checklist

Whether you file your taxes using tax preparation software or with the help of a tax professional, you can save a lot of time and money by getting organized early. Here’s a tax preparation checklist to help you get a jump on tax filing season.

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19Dec 2022

Record-breaking rent delinquency

A recent survey from small business referral network Alignable found that August saw the highest rent delinquency rate among small businesses to date for the year.

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09Nov 2022

Year-end gifting strategy

Year-end and the holidays encourage philanthropy for many people. If you’re among them, as part of your year-end planning it’s important to clearly define your charitable giving goals and explore the best ways to achieve them.

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09Nov 2022

Top Mortgage Lenders on Recasting Your Loan

Explore the top online mortgage lenders and learn how to recast your mortgage for maximum savings. Get started with our helpful guide.

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09Nov 2022

Dispelling Five Myths About Making More Money: Insights from Alpine Bank

In raising kids and teaching them solid values, the old axiom "Actions speak louder than words" remains relevant today. Money issues can be the most perplexing for families, and parents have a short window of opportunity to pass on the lessons and principles that will carry kids into adulthood.

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25Oct 2022

Survey indicates vulnerability

CNBC and SurveyMonkey recently released information from their Small Business Index Survey for the second quarter of 2022. It found that eight in ten business owners expect a recession to occur this year and that inflation continues to be a top concern.

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25Oct 2022

Securing a House Loan with Confidence in Colorado

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest trends and updates on house interest rates today. Get expert advice from Alpine Bank.

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21Sep 2022

Explore Two Mortgage Options with Leading Lenders at Alpine Bank

Find the right mortgage loan for you with Alpine Bank's mortgage lenders. Get advice on choosing between 15-year and 30-year mortgage options.

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21Sep 2022

Save for the holidays now

The financial holiday hangover can persist for months for many people, by way of lingering payoffs on their credit cards that can last well into the new year.

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15Sep 2022

Successful legacy planning

Families of wealth can successfully maximize their financial capital across multiple generations, along with the critical human and intellectual capital that will define the family, its values, and its legacy in perpetuity.

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15Sep 2022

HSA Investments 101: How to Make Your Health Savings Account Work for You

Make the most of your investment choices. Alpine Bank's guide to health savings accounts could help you reach your financial goals.

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26Aug 2022

Get the Best Online Business Accounts for Payment Processing

Explore cutting-edge digital tools for streamlining your payment processes. Discover the top business account banks for your small business.

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26Aug 2022

Navigating Retirement Planning with Confidence

Discover Alpine Bank's blog, your go-to resource for expert advice on borrowing from and against 401ks, retirement planning, and more.

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22Aug 2022

Refinance Your Mortgage for Debt Consolidation

Get back on track financially with a debt consolidation refinance. Find out if it's right for you with Alpine Bank.

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15Jul 2022

Midyear is the perfect time for a financial checkup

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15Jul 2022

House Hunting? Here's an Update on Current Mortgage Loan Rates

Find the best mortgage rates for your dream home. Learn about current house mortgages and how to get the best deal.

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23Jun 2022

The ins and outs of tax loss harvesting

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23Jun 2022

Types of Mortgage Loans for First-Time Homebuyers

Take the first step towards homeownership with our low down payment mortgage loans. Perfect for first-time homebuyers and business owners.

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23Jun 2022

Two Tips for Mobile Wallet Fraud

Fraudulent payments can make mobile banking risky. Learn how you can keep safe from mobile scammers at Alpine Bank.

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17May 2022

Credit Card Surcharge Changes Coming in July 2022

Get the latest updates on credit card surcharge changes and locate surcharge-free ATMs with Alpine Bank's resources.

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17May 2022

Personal and Commercial Lending Fraud

Lender and loan scams can be a destructive snare for borrowers. Learn how you can protect yourself from fraud here.

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17May 2022

Place a Travel Notice with Mobile Banking

If you're on vacation, sending a travel alert with our mobile banking option can ensure your account is safe while you're away. Learn more.

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17May 2022

Coming Home: Credit Scores and Colorado Mortgage Rates

Looking for the best mortgage lenders in Colorado? Start by improving your credit score to qualify for lower rates. Learn how with our expert tips!

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26Apr 2022

Alpine Bank Blog: Our Guide to Improving Your Financial Literacy

Invest in your financial future with Alpine Bank's financial literacy resources. A must-read for smart savers.

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26Apr 2022

Expert Wealth Management Advice for Building a Strong Financial Future

Seeking expert wealth managers? Look no further than Alpine Bank. Our team of financial advisors can help you make informed decisions about your future.

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26Apr 2022

Deciding if a Home Loan is Right for You

Don't let closing costs or other home expenses catch you off guard. Make an informed decision when buying a home.

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21Mar 2022

Managing Money Market and Other Savings Accounts in Volatile Markets

Looking for high yield money market investments? Our financial experts discuss how to generate returns while minimizing risk. Learn more now.

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21Mar 2022

Monitor Your Credit: How to Set Up Fraud Alerts on Credit Reports

Protect yourself from credit card fraud with a fraud alert. Learn how to set up alerts with the three credit bureaus on our blog.

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21Mar 2022

Colorado Mortgages for Disabled Children & Retired Parents

Alpine Bank can help Colorado mortgage holders stay close to their families. Learn how we can help you with your situation.

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21Mar 2022

Alpine Bank: Your Go-To Source for Online Money Management Solutions

Take control with Alpine Bank's online money management tools. Manage your personal finances online and enjoy banking from your fingertips.

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15Feb 2022

Understanding Home Mortgages and Rates of Interest

Understanding home mortgages can be overwhelming, but Alpine Bank is here to help. Find out how to secure a house at current mortgage rates.

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15Feb 2022

Keep ahead of rising college costs

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18Jan 2022

Explore Your Options with Current 30 Year Mortgage Rates

Stay ahead of the game with the latest mortgage financial news and information on current mortgage rates. Visit our blog for insights.

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18Jan 2022

Your 2021 tax preparation checklist

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18Jan 2022

Debit Card Management in the Digital Age: Alpine Bank Tips

Stay ahead of the game when it comes to managing your bank card. Learn the latest digital techniques and how to keep your debit card secure.

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18Jan 2022

You don’t need to wait to give it away

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15Dec 2021

Why a Business Banking Relationship is Important

Business banking professionals bring expertise and experience, making your financial planning easier. Learn more at Alpine Bank.

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15Dec 2021

Financial Planning to Save Money in 2022: Essential Tips from Alpine Bank

Get ahead in 2022 with Alpine Bank's guide to money planning. Stay on top of your finances and reach your goals with our expert advice.

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23Nov 2021

Financial aid for college starts with FAFSA

Alpine Bank and its student loan partner Sallie Mae encourage students and parents to access FAFSA. See how FAFSA can aid you in college.

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23Nov 2021

Considerations for year-end charitable donations

As 2021 comes up on the holiday season, it is time to start thinking about gifts. Check out Alpine's list of charities to donate to this season.

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20Oct 2021

The Basics of Retirement Investing

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16Sep 2021

Understanding SECURE Act Changes to RMD Age & Benefits of QCD

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15Sep 2021

Things to Know About the Child Tax Credit

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18Aug 2021

The Importance of Revisiting Retirement Plans Following Major Events

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19Jul 2021

Scammers Commit Mortgage Fraud for Profit

Both borrowers and lenders are targeted for different types of mortgage fraud. Protect yourself by learning how to spot fraudulent mortgages.

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16Jun 2021

Alpine Bank Wealth Management Expert Melissa M. Knutson, CFP

Learn wealth management with Melissa M. Knutson, CFP, Vice President at Alpine Bank. Achieve your goals with wealth & personal banking.

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16Jun 2021

Impending Estate Tax Changes

When it comes to estate planning now is a good time to investigate steps that could minimize the impact of transferring wealth. Click here to Learn more.

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12May 2021

And Baby Makes Three: Financial Planning Before the Little One Arrives

If starting a family is in your future, now is the time to prepare your finances. Learn more about how to prepare financially for having a child.

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23Mar 2021

Recognize IRS Tax Scams

IRS Tax Fraud is a danger for any uninformed online banking customer. Read our tips to keep your tax info safe.

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23Mar 2021

Keep Your Credit Score High: Here’s How

Learn how to keep your credit score high with these key tips from Alpine Bank.

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22Feb 2021

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Summit County!

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22Feb 2021

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Pitkin County!

For those looking to own a house in Pitkin County, our first time home buyer credit can be a great option. Learn more on the Alpine Bank blog.

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22Feb 2021

Explore Colorado Construction Home and Business Loan Options – Alpine Bank Blog

Alpine Bank is one of the best banks offering construction loans in Colorado. We can help build your dream home in Garfield County.

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22Feb 2021

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Eagle County!

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08Feb 2021

Colorado Personal & Business Cash Management Q&A with Amanda Miller

Check out Alpine Bank's Wealth Management Q&A with Amanda Miller, CFTA, and Vice President of Alpine Bank.

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08Feb 2021

SBA Extends COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline

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08Feb 2021

Financing College in the Wake of a Pandemic

Financing a college education can be daunting even in the best of times. Find out more about Colorado college student grants and financial assistance.

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08Feb 2021

Support, Scholarships & Student Loans from Alpine Bank

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19Jan 2021

Debt Management 101: Strategies for Overcoming Financial Obstacles

Struggling with debt? Learn from our professional debt management services and develop a plan to pay off your debts faster and more efficiently.

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21Oct 2020

Alpine Bank's Expert Advice: Avoiding Mortgage Fraud with Lenders

Protect yourself from mortgage fraud with advice from Alpine Bank, a trusted mortgage lender. Read our latest blog now.

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21Oct 2020

Make Sure You Have Legacy Planning in Place

Global pandemics remind us that no one lives forever. Get legacy planning tips from Alpine Bank professionals .

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16Sep 2020

Social Security Can Provide Temporary Income

Begin collecting Social Security benefits for financial aid if you are at least 62 years old or have been laid off due to the pandemic thanks to the CARES Act.

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13Aug 2020

Learn with Alpine's Achieve Financial Courses

Have you set up a plan for your financial future? Our Achieve financial toolkit can set you up to take control of your finances.

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13Aug 2020

Q&A with Darla Daniel, Vice President – Trust Counsel, Alpine Bank Wealth Management

Darla Daniel, Vice President of the Trust Council and Alpine Bank Wealth Management, answers questions from Alpine Bank customers.

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13Aug 2020

Scams Target Small Business Administration

Small businesses have been a big target for scammers for years. Learn more about detecting and preventing fraud at Alpine Bank.

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13Aug 2020

Keeping Your Investment Accounts Safe During COVID-19

The pandemic's impact on money market investment accounts may throw a wrench into your retirement plans. Learn how to prepare now.

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16Jul 2020

Educating Teens about Online Fraud

Teenagers are prime targets for online scammers as they are active users of online platforms. Educate your teen today so they don't fall victim to online fraud.

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18Jun 2020

Digital E-Banking Available Anywhere with AlpineMobile

Download Alpine Bank's new mobile app and perform online E-Banking on on the fly 24/7. Pay bills, transfer funds, deposit checks, and more.

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15May 2020

Use Credit Wisely in Uncertain Times

If you need help with your credit Alpine Bank has answers. Our credit card deferral program is available for eligible credit cardholders. Learn more here.

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17Apr 2020

Planning for College Expenses: Tips for Meeting Your Financial Goals

Financing college for your child can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Read Alpine Bank's guide to meeting your financial goals.

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17Apr 2020

How to Avoid Work-from-home Scams

There are many opportunities to work from home but it's important to view each opportunity with skepticism. Click here for Alpine Bank's tips to avoid scams.

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23Mar 2020

Start an IRA Account for Your Child

Starting a simple IRA for your child could give them a huge jump on building significant retirement savings. Read more to find out how.

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23Mar 2020

The Importance of Setting Savings Goals

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23Mar 2020

IRS Tax Fraud and Scams

Tax Fraud is a danger for any online bank customers. Read tips to keep you safe.

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20Feb 2020

Alpine Bank Wealth Management Tops $1 Billion

Alpine Bank Wealth Management starts the new year by surpassing one billion dollars in assets managed for clients for the first time in its history.

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20Feb 2020

Small Business Funding - SBA HUBZone Opportunities at Alpine Bank

Find the right small business loan for you at Alpine Bank. Learn how the SBA is helping small businesses through the HUBZone expansion program.

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20Feb 2020

Financial Goals to Consider Before Starting a Family

Planning finances for your family can be difficult. Learn how to prepare financial goals for the family with these tips at Alpine Bank.

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20Feb 2020

Roth vs. Traditional IRA: What You Need to Know

Learn about the two types of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): Roth and Traditional. Read about their benefits on the Alpine Bank Blog.

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22Jan 2020

Telemarketing Fraud

Telemarketing scams are relentless and sly. Read more to learn how to protect yourself from Telemarketing Fraud.

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22Jan 2020

Tax Preparation

When the calendar shows January, it means it's time to start preparing your taxes for the year. Get a jump on tax season this year with Alpine Bank.

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22Jan 2020

Balancing Your Budget: How to Save Money and Pay Off Debt Simultaneously

Maximize your savings and stabilize your budget with our tips for paying down debt. Learn how to stay on top of your finances.

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16Dec 2019

SBA Says Its Lending Shows Strong Economy

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16Dec 2019

Be on Guard for Phone Banking Fraud

Cash Apps like Venmo & PayPal are convenient, but provide opportunities for fraudsters. Learn best phone banking practices to stay safe.

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10Oct 2019

Join Alpine Bank in Supporting the Arts

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16Sep 2019

Mortgage Fraud: Borrower Beware

There are many ways to illegally profit from the mortgage loan process, and with common sense and attention to detail you can avoid being a victim!

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16Sep 2019

Investing in Education: K-12 and Beyond

Alpine Bank’s popular Pays for A’s program rewards children for getting good grades. See how students are earning cash for their grades.

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16Jul 2019

Alpine Bank's Retiree Checking Account: Investing for Colorado Residents

Learn how you can save for retirement and enjoy tax advantages with Alpine Bank's diverse range of investment options.

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16Jul 2019

Home Equity Promissory Notes and Loans

Learn how to utilize your cheapest form of financing through a home equity loan--and its effect on your credit line--at Alpine Bank.

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21May 2019

Card Fraud: How to Recognize and Avoid it

Don't fall victim to debit card scams. Learn how to prevent them with tips from Alpine Bank. Keep your card information safe and secure.

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21May 2019

The Benefits of an Education Savings Fund for Your Child's Future

Plan your child's future with a 529 Education Fund. Alpine Bank can help you save for primary education on a tax-free basis.

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24Apr 2019

College Planning Tips

The sooner you begin saving the better off they will be. Read more on things to consider when saving for your child’s college education.

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18Mar 2019

Choose Retirement Savings with a Spouse Traditional or Roth IRA

Saving for retirement plan at work through individual spousal accounts can be difficult. Learn how to contribute to a spouse IRA.

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06Dec 2018

SBA Startup Loan News: A Path to Entrepreneurial Success

Find the right small business loan for you at Alpine Bank. Learn how the SBA is helping small businesses through the HUBZone expansion program.

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19Nov 2018

Tackle Estate Planning

Estate planning is necessary to ensure that the majority of your assets are passed on to your children. Ensure that your assets are protected and accounted for.

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19Nov 2018

Get Your Specific FICO Score Before Borrowing

Know what determines your ability to borrow? Learn the importance of FICO scores and how they affect your credit on the Alpine Bank blog.

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05Oct 2018

Making Your Accounts More Secure

Protect and secure your online accounts with these six simple and effective Cyber Security tips.

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05Oct 2018

Retirement Planning: Professional Help Can Pay Off

Planning for retirement has become more important than ever. Learn how hiring a financial advisor can help you plan for your future.

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19Sep 2018

Join the Change Matters Program for Alpine Bank Debit Card Customers

Experience the benefits of an Alpine Bank debit card with our Change Matters program. Enjoy custom designs and rewards for using your card.

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16Aug 2018

Open a Bank Account Online with No Deposit for Your Kids' Financial Education

Alpine Bank can help with financial education for children. Open a bank account online with no deposit and help your kids manage their finances.

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20Jul 2018

Crucial Role of Trust Establishment in Effective Estate Planning

Master commercial real estate lending basics for success with our comprehensive guide. Unlock essential insights today!

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22Jun 2018

Alpine Bank Opens New DTC Branch in Denver, CO - The Best Bank in Denver

Experience the convenience of banking at the new Alpine Bank DTC branch in Denver, Colorado.

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