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FIRST WESTERN LANDS ON INC. MAGAZINE’S FASTEST GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES LIST FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

August 20, 2012

DENVER – August 20, 2012 – First Western Financial Inc. (“First Western”) has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one […]

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Why Wyoming Makes Sense

August 1, 2012

With the upcoming tax law changes likely to go into effect, now is the time to establish a Wyoming trust. The addition of our experienced teams in Jackson Hole and Laramie, Wyoming, enhances our expertise and ability to assist you in capitalizing on the state's progressive and advantageous laws.

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Eight Reasons to Establish a Wyoming Trust

August 1, 2012

By establishing a trust, you are building a foundation for the security and protection of your family. With the addition […]

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Retirement Update – Second Quarter 2012

July 27, 2012

Director of Retirement Services, Paula Hendrickson, CFP®, and Katherine Berke, CFP®, vice president and portfolio manager of First Western Trust, […]

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Fraud Prevention Tips

July 3, 2012

At First Western Trust, we make the security of our client information a priority. Our committment to the safety and […]

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Messes, Mediocrity, Mystery and Mistakes

July 1, 2012

On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 First Western’s Chief Investment Officer, Warren Olsen, held a conference call with clients to discuss the current state of the financial markets.

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Capital Markets Update: Seeking Clarity, Looking Beyond Europe

June 5, 2012

First Western Trust’s Chief Investment Officer, Warren Olsen, offers insight into the markets of Europe, the United States and Asia and […]

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A Connected View

June 1, 2012

Protecting your assets from “creditors and predators” is an important and often overlooked wealth preservation strategy. Understanding the potential threats that exist and following up with applicable action plan will better help you to preserve and protect your legacy.

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The Revocable Living Trust: What is it and do I need one?

May 24, 2012

First Western’s Senior Trust Officer, Bill Schmidt, discusses the Revocable Living Trust and how it can help you and your […]

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May 1, 2012

Having your new young adult execute a few simple legal documents on or shortly after their eighteenth birthday helps prepare the family for unexpected life-threatening situations. It also provides an opportunity to instill the importance of estate planning throughout their adult life.