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2020 Financial Markets Update

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Understanding and Managing Your Financial Risk Tolerance

November 1, 2023

There comes a moment in your financial planning when you must make a critical and painful choice: What are you […]

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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, […]

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What Should I Prepare for Now That I am Retired?

October 23, 2020

You’ve been planning for retirement for the bulk of your adult life — saving diligently, doing the math on how […]

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5 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Small Business

May 12, 2020

We’re not going to beat around the bush — as of publishing this, we’re in one of the most comprehensive […]

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Behavioral Finance and Risk Management

March 11, 2020

When it comes to financial planning, the word you hear more often than any other is “risk.” Calculating risk, managing […]

2020 Financial Markets Update

Major Players Exiting the Life Insurance Business

September 18, 2019

Another carrier has announced that they will no longer distribute life insurance products as of December 31, 2019. TIAA Cref, […]

2020 Financial Markets Update

Is Your Retirement Plan Out-of-Date or Putting Your Practice at Risk?

April 12, 2018

ERISA Consultant Eileen Shaw explains the risks involved in outdated retirement plans and how the changing regulatory landscape has transformed […]

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Lower Interest Rates Mean Higher Life Insurance Payments

June 1, 2016

First Western’s Cherry Creek Chairman Don Silversmith writes about how low interest rates are eating into premiums on some life […]

2020 Financial Markets Update

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 […]