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What you can do to prevent it.   The 2017 Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016. In the past six years, identity thieves have stolen over $107 billion. Sure, technology makes our...

Investing is at best a risky proposition and sometimes even the best investment ideas don’t work out. However avoiding these 9 mistakes can help improve your investing outcomes.   Inability to take a loss and move on  It’s difficult for many investors to sell an investment at a loss....

Recently both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit all-time highs. This comes less than six months after a furious 610-point drop in the Dow in the wake of the Brexit, the vote taken in U.K. where they decided to leave...

We want to thank those who  participated in our annual First Western Advisors golf event! First Western Advisors and the Sons of Baseball Foundation want to thank you for your support and contributions! With your help, we were able to raise $2,580! We were asked by several...

We want to congratulate Jeffrey Teran, Executive Vice President, on earning a master’s degree from Creighton University’s Heider College of Business. Jeff’s degree is for investment management and financial analysis (MIMFA), and it’s his second master’s degree. (His first is in finance from the University...

Scott Kimball, CFP®, Vice President of Investments at First Western Advisors in Salt Lake City, UT  has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal...