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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19Dec 2022

Business ecommerce transactions

Alpine Bank’s Merchant Processing through FITECH offers a multitude of intuitive, cost-efficient solutions.

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09Nov 2022

Tech support scams

Tech support scammers are lurking just beyond your computer, ready to pounce using several different tactics. Your first line of defense is to identify the tactics as a scam and turn them away. 

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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

Mortgage recast strategy

Mortgage recast strategy, making equity work for you in the seller’s market

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09Nov 2022

Five money myths

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

Seller-concession opportunities

Colorado’s housing market is finally beginning to cool off. For many sellers, gone are the days when they can expect a dozen cash offers for their home, at a price above what they’ve listed it for.

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21Sep 2022

15-year or 30-year mortgage?

Shopping for a mortgage? One of Alpine Bank’s experienced mortgage lenders can discuss whether a 15-year fixed mortgage or 30-year fixed mortgage would be a better fit for you.

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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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26Aug 2022

Has your business digitized its payment process yet?

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26Aug 2022

At or near retirement? How to weather the market downturn

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22Aug 2022

Determine if a debt-consolidation refinance is right for you

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15Jul 2022

Midyear is the perfect time for a financial checkup

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23Jun 2022

The ins and outs of tax loss harvesting

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23Jun 2022

First-time homebuyers can benefit from low-down-payment mortgage loans

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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

Improve your credit score to score a favorable mortgage

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26Apr 2022

The time value of setting wealth management goals

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21Mar 2022

Can markets turn positive in the same year they are negative?

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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

Financial management at your fingertips

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15Feb 2022

Keep ahead of rising college costs

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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

Essential planning for 2022

As we approach the end of the year, there’s no more important time for financial planning. Start 2022 off right with these tips from Alpine Bank.

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23Nov 2021

Let’s tie up those loose ends…

Before the holiday season jumps into full swing, here are reminders of the financial moves you want to make before year-end. Check out Alpine's tips here.

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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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15Sep 2021

Legacy Planning at Two-Year Mark in the Pandemic

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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

Inflation is on the rise. What should I be doing to protect my portfolio?

Thanks to a decline in COVID infection rates, the economy is ramping up. See how Alpine Bank Wealth Management team can help you.

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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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23Mar 2021

Financial Savvy and Saving is Easy, with Alpine Bank’s Rewards Program

Financial Savvy and Saving is Easy with Alpine Bank’s Rewards Program. Click here to read the full article from Alpine Bank blog.

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22Feb 2021

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Summit County!

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22Feb 2021

Perfect Home, Perfect Loan Pitkin County!

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22Feb 2021

Explore 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

Your 2021 Tax Preparation Starts Now

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23Nov 2020

PCs for People: Narrowing the Digital Divide

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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

Don’t Let COVID Change Your Retirement Plan

Despite the damage caused by the COVID pandemic, sticking with a retirement plan is your best option. Check out Alpine's retirement plan tips.

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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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13Aug 2020

Small Businesses Surveyed

NFIB Research Center reveals that 27% business owners experience increase in sales as a result of eased restrictions in relation to Coronavirus.

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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

Q&A with Amanda Miller, Vice President, Alpine Bank Wealth Management

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18Jun 2020

Businesses Sell on Google Shopping for Free

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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

Types of IRAs: Roth vs. Traditional

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

Add to Savings or Pay Off Debt?

After paying off living expenses, the leftover money should be dedicated to either savings or paying off debt. Click here for tips on balancing 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

529 Savings Plans Can Now Fund Primary Education

One of the most popular ways of saving for education-related costs is the 529 plan where earnings generated accrue 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 Touts its Lending Momentum

SBA recently announces its lending numbers for FY18, highlighting that it guaranteed more than $30 billion to small businesses. Click here to learn more.

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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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19Nov 2018

Stop Fraud Colorado!

As part of wishing you a happy holiday season, Alpine Bank wants to share some tips from the Colorado Attorney General on how to keep your holiday fraud free.

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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

Help Your Kids Learn About Money

At some point, we all have to learn how to handle finances responsibly. Prepare your child for the financial world at an early age to jumpstart their savings.

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20Jul 2018

The Importance of Trust Establishment in Estate Planning

Establishing a trust fund can provide financial security for your loved ones. Learn how trust establishment can benefit your family.

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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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