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

Business email compromise

Business email compromise, tips to identify it, and how to protect yourself.

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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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19Dec 2022

Temporary mortgage buy-down

If you’re currently in the market for a new home, you may have found yourself wondering if it’s the right time to buy.

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19Dec 2022

Planning for 2023

Financial planning is a forward-looking process to get people focused on their long-term goals.

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19Dec 2022

Meet Darla Daniel

Darla Daniel, J.D., leads the Alpine Bank Wealth Management team.

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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

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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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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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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15Jul 2022

Have you shared your estate plan with your children?

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15Jul 2022

Midyear is the perfect time for a financial checkup

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15Jul 2022

Open a personal Alpine Bank account online

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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

Digital banking tip: Has your business digitized its payment process yet?

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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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28Apr 2022

What do I need to know about designating beneficiaries on my financial accounts?

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26Apr 2022

Buying Checks? Learn How to Protect Your Business from ACH and Check Fraud

Secure check depositing is an important part of running your business. Keep your business transactions safe with our digital banking tips.

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26Apr 2022

The time value of setting wealth management goals

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26Apr 2022

Small Businesses Embrace Digital Payments for Growth

Stay ahead of the curve with digital payment solutions for your small business. Find out more on Alpine Bank Blog.

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26Apr 2022

Weighing options for renting and buying

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21Mar 2022

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

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21Mar 2022

Explore the Pros and Cons of Long-Term Care Insurance Policies with Alpine Bank

The importance of insurance cover for home and long-term care is often overlooked. Get Alpine Bank's guide overview of available options.

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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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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

You don’t need to wait to give it away

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15Dec 2021

Make retirement savings a new year objective

If you could save $100 per week starting in your early 20s and on, then you would have a nest egg of over $2 million by the retirement age of 67

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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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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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20Apr 2021

Visual Objects Survey: Small Businesses Using Social Media Expect Revenue

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23Mar 2021

Alpine Bank Wealth Management Q&A with Jesse Bopp, J.D., Vice President

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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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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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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

One of the Top Colorado Banks Joins the OTCQX Best Market

Alpine Banks of Colorado is publicly trading its shares on the OTCQX Best Market. Learn more about our banks in Colorado here.

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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

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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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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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

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

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

Amanda Miller, Vice President of Alpine Bank Wealth Management, answers your questions. Click here to read more.

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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

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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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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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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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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30Jan 2018

Keep Your Wedding Plans in Line with Your Personal Finances

Learn how you can be saving money by budgeting for your wedding plans. Visit our bank blog at our website today.

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30Jan 2018

What Single Parents Should Consider When Estate Planning

Single parents can find estate planning difficult, but we can show you where to start. Make things easier with tips from Alpine Bank.

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