Monthly Archives: January 2012

Prepare for Retirement with IRAs

Looking for a secure place to invest your money? Bank of American Fork’s individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are held in CDs, not in the stock market, so you’re guaranteed a steady return and are covered by FDIC insurance. Unlike some … Continue reading

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Goodbye Bill Pay Fee

You complained and we listened. The $5 online bill payment fee for businesses has been eliminated. Business owners can now send unlimited online bill payments through PowerPay, saving you the time, cost and hassle of snail mail.

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Join Us on LinkedIn

Do you have a LinkedIn account? If so, be sure to join the Bank of American Fork group for news, discussions and exciting promotions.  If you come across an article on this blog that you’d like to share on LinkedIn, … Continue reading

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Why Your W-4 Can Leave You Owing Taxes

Guest post by Jenae F. Thomas, CPA, Hawkins Cloward & Simister Have you ever been preparing your tax return, expecting to get a refund, only to find you and your spouse owe taxes instead? It can be shocking, disheartening and … Continue reading

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Bank-sponsored Triathlon Voted Best Sprint Triathlon in Nation

Bank of American Fork’s Woman of Steel Triathlon was voted the Best Sprint Triathlon in 2011 by, the leading online community for millions of active individuals to discover, learn about, share, register for and participate in races, team sports … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for a Better 2012

Guest post by Dale Gunther I recently read this excerpt from Time magazine: “The U.S. economy remains almost comatose. The slump already ranks as the longest period of sustained weakness since the Depression. The economy is staggering under many ‘structural’ … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t Banks Lending?

Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork As published in Utah Business magazine, Dec. 2011. Bank balance sheets currently reflect high amounts of cash and government securities compared to the last few years, indicating that … Continue reading

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Great Businesses Love Great Banks

More great news with more great local businesses. Morray Yates Joe Morley’s BBQ American Fork Chamber of Commerce Hear more great news at

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Free Seminar for Ages 55+ and Caretakers

Avoid the legal labyrinth that comes with aging by attending our free seminar that will provide practica, straight-talking advice for those 55 and over—and their caretakers—living in Utah. In the class led by the legal enforcement counsel at the Utah … Continue reading

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Free Seminar: Tax Solutions for Small Businesses

A recent study by Syracuse University reveals that the IRS has increased small-business audits by 30 percent. In this free seminar on Thursday, Jan. 19 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at our Financial Center in American Fork, CPA firm Hawkins … Continue reading

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