November 2021 Market Commentary

December 8, 2021

A tale of two halves. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. It’s not over until it’s over. Pick whatever […]

September 2021 Market Commentary

October 8, 2021

Markets sold off in September, buffeted by a number of issues including slowing economic and corporate earnings growth, inflation, interest […]

August 2021 Market Commentary

September 13, 2021

Markets continued to follow the path of least resistance higher aided by continued strong economic activity, strong corporate earnings, and […]

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15- vs. 30-Year Mortgages: What You Need to Know

August 11, 2021

When you buy a new house, you’ll have an enormous array of mortgage options to choose from. Your down payment, […]

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July 2021 Market Commentary

August 4, 2021

The Delta variant, the Fed, corporate earnings, economic data, Chinese regulators, infrastructure. For a summer month, July certainly did not […]

Rental Income Properties: The Time To Buy May Be Coming

July 20, 2021

The real estate market is in a state of flux at the moment, thanks to a variety of factors and […]

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National Ransomeware Alert: Our Cybersecurity at First Western Trust Bank

June 10, 2021

All, Yesterday, we received an alert from our cybersecurity information-sharing portal, sponsored by the Financial Services Information Sharing & Analysis […]

Week in Review 1.24.2020

January 27, 2020

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, January 24, 2020 Recap & Commentary Markets ended the week lower, as investors fretted […]

Week in Review 1.17.2020

January 21, 2020

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, January 17, 2020 Recap & Commentary Equity markets continued their steady advance with the […]

Week in Review 1.10.2020

January 13, 2020

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, January 10, 2020 Recap & Commentary Markets ended the week higher as geopolitical tensions […]