Monthly Archives: December 2011


Important Change to U.S. Savings Bonds

Planning to buy a savings bond? Paper savings bonds are no longer sold at financial institutions as of December 31, 2011. But they haven’t gone away — electronic savings bonds can be purchased online through TreasuryDirect.gov, the only financial services … Continue reading

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Automate Reconciliation with QuickBooks Direct Connect

We know you have more important things to do than sit around for hours trying to reconcile your bank accounts with your business transactions. That’s why we offer the ability to automatically download transactions from your Bank of American Fork … Continue reading

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Managing Your Mortgage: Good Practices for Homeowners

Courtesy FDIC Consumer News For many Americans who have a mortgage, their house is their primary investment. And just as a home requires routine inspection and maintenance, so does a home mortgage. Here are ways to manage a mortgage and … Continue reading

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Improving Economy is Best Christmas Gift

Guest post by Dale Gunther If anything is true about history, it is that it repeats itself. And just like the Great Depression in the ‘30s and the 10 economic downturns since then, this recession will come to an end. … Continue reading

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11,500 Stuffed Animals Collected for At-Risk Kids

A big THANK YOU to all those who helped Bank of American Fork collect over 11,500 teddy bears and other stuffed animals as part of the bank’s 12th annual Project Teddy Bear. The stuffed animals were donated by customers and community … Continue reading

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Using Credit Cards Wisely

Guest post by Dale Gunther ‘Tis the season when holiday cheer fills the air—and consumers begin wracking up the charges on their credit cards as Christmas shopping commences. After all, credit cards are more convenient than carrying around large wads … Continue reading

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Small Businesses are Happy with Their Bank. Are you?

Despite the angst against banks that has been seemingly rampant as reported by media, there is one segment of the population that is satisfied with their banks: small businesses. A J.D. Power and Associates report released a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun: Saving with Solar Energy

Guest post by James Johnston, Principal, Progressive Power Solutions While the economy of the past few years has posed challenges for many, others have been able to take advantage of the recessionary cloud’s silver lining. If you saved for a … Continue reading

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