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Press Release: Chuck Watts Hired as Regional President for Arizona

August 19, 2021

August 18, 2021 at 8:00 AM EDT PHOENIX, Aug. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Western Trust Bank* (“First Western […]

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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 […]

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A 7-Step Guide to Creating a Will

April 25, 2021

Planning for the management and transference of your legacy can be a sensitive and difficult topic, but it’s one of […]

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The 2021 Outlook for the U.S. Dollar

April 14, 2021

The U.S. dollar weakened considerably during the economic chaos of 2020, falling against virtually every major international currency. As economies […]

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2021 Economic Outlook: a Global View

February 12, 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economic markets was felt around the world. Global markets experienced some of […]

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2021 Economic Outlook: Politics, Covid, and the Economy

February 12, 2021

The year 2020 was a chaotic one, and we’re sure that, like us, many of you are glad it’s finally […]

2021 Economic Outlook: Equity Markets

February 12, 2021

2020 was a difficult year for investors, although in the end, equity returns were quite strong for the full year. […]

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Choosing the Right Commercial Loan For Your Business Needs

January 10, 2021

Most business owners require commercial loans at some point in the lifetime of their business, whether to launch the business, […]

Week in Review: December 25, 2020

December 28, 2020

Recap & Commentary With the exception of small-cap stocks, markets ended the week lower, as investors first cheered the news […]

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The Importance of a Year-End Insurance Review

December 22, 2020

Your insurance policies are a crucial component of your financial planning checklist. Policies for homeowner’s, auto, life, umbrella, long-term care, […]