Monthly Archives: June 2011

Payment Options for Traveling Abroad

Summer is here and you have plans to travel abroad. You’ve studied up on the best hotels, museums and tourist traps, but have you looked into the best way to pay for all of those things? Here’s what you need … Continue reading

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Recent Honors

Congratulations to two Bank of American Fork’s executives for the following outstanding achievements: Wolfgang Muelleck, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Bank of American Fork’s holding company, was named one of Utah’s CFOs of the Year. Read his … Continue reading

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For Women Who Mean Business

Did you know 37 percent of Utah’s private businesses are owned by women? These businesses employ over 100,000 people and account for $14 billion in sales—yet these fierce, female entrepreneurs are often overlooked by their financial institution. Not at Bank … Continue reading

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Provide Security with a Documents Binder

Guest post by Ronda Gardner, CPA, Hawkins Cloward & Simister In most families, there is one person who handles the finances and paperwork. What would happen if that individual were suddenly in an accident? Does anyone else know where to … Continue reading

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All in the Family

  By Dale Gunther Before multi-national businesses exploded across the world, family businesses were the lifeblood of American business. To a large extent, they still are. Small businesses, including family-owned ones, have generated 64 percent (14.5 million) of net new jobs … Continue reading

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Please Donate to Children’s Shelter Through June 17

It’s almost second nature to give to the needy during the winter holiday season, but it’s easy to forget that there are needs year-round. Help us help Utah’s young children by donating items for The Christmas Box House, a non-profit … Continue reading

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Are Banks Lending?

The answer is a resounding YES.   You’ve probably heard that banks have tightened credit and are hoarding cash, that they aren’t lending and small businesses are suffering because of it. Nothing could be further from the truth. While it’s true … Continue reading

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Buy Local, Bank Local

Buying local doesn’t apply just to the farmer’s market. When you bank with a community bank like Bank of American Fork, you’re helping support your community by keeping your money local. Community banks accept deposits from local citizens and businesses … Continue reading

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Parade Season is Here

Every year, Utah’s communities celebrate the heritage that makes their cities unique. With those celebrations come the marching bands, glittering floats and all the fanfare that make city parades so fun. Bank of American Fork’s 2010 “Super-Saver Seymore” float Bank … Continue reading

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We have Great News

Tired of hearing negative economic news? We are, too. That’s why we launched a new site that features positive news. Bank of American Fork’s Great News site features real stories from real people who are finding the silver lining in … Continue reading

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