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2020 Financial Markets Update

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Considerations Before Adding ESG Specific Funds to Your Defined Contribution Plan

April 17, 2022

“ESG” stands for “Environmental, Social and Governance.” Those are three areas of ethical standards to which this approach seeks to […]

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What Questions Should You be Asking Your Private Banker?

April 11, 2022

Everyone needs banking services, but some people need more. In the world of high net worth individuals, private bankers can […]

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Understanding the Difference Between Private Banking and Wealth Management

March 24, 2022

When considering private banking and wealth management, there are similarities as well as distinctions. For the best result, a critical […]

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Better Understanding the Appraisal Process

February 28, 2022

These days, more than ever, appraisals can make or break a transaction, or lead to frustration for the parties involved, […]

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What’s New in the New Year?

January 6, 2022

Every year, throughout the year, the lending industry sees various changes in policies, guidelines, norms, and loan limits. In 2022, […]

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The Power of Relationships in Private Banking

December 15, 2021

In private banking, relationships are everything. This more specific and customized form of financial planning assistance helps clients navigate changing […]

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Not All Credit Scores are Created Equal

November 4, 2021

A take from Justin Crowley, Sr. Loan Originator at First Western Trust These days, when it comes to financing real […]

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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 […]

Which Deposit Account is Right for You

August 18, 2021

With hundreds of account options available in the market today, choosing the right one to fit your individual needs is […]

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What Can a Custom Private Banking Solution Offer You?

January 28, 2021

You’re likely already aware that a private banking relationship offers you better financial management services than a standard retail bank, […]