Monthly Archives: April 2012


What to Do When You’re a Victim of Fraud

Report fraud To report fraud or if you have any questions regarding fraudulent activity, please contact Bank of American Fork Customer Service at 1-800-815-BANK (2265) or visit a branch immediately. For lost or stolen credit cards, check cards or ATM … Continue reading

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SBA Refinancing Program Can Help Your Business Save

Guest post by Dale Gunther Interest rates are at historic lows, yet due to the decline in real estate values, you may wonder if your business can refinance its commercial mortgage. The answer is yes in many cases, thanks to … Continue reading

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Why Your Child Needs a Savings Account

Today is Teach Children to Save Day. What are you doing to ensure your children become responsible savers? One way to teach responsible money management is to help your child move from a piggy bank to an actual savings account. … Continue reading

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Go Green This Earth Day with eBanking

Haven’t switched from paper statements to electronic statements yet? Still paying bills through snail mail rather than through online banking? This Earth Day is the perfect time to make a switch. Besides decreasing paper waste, you’ll save money on checks, … Continue reading

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Community Banks are Financial First Responders

As Bank of American Fork and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) recognize April as Community Banking Month, they are reminding everyone about the critical role community banks serve in supporting  local small businesses. Community banks are able to … Continue reading

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Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Chances are you are among the nearly 80 percent of Americans who will receive a refund from the IRS this year. With the 2011 average return being $2,913, you may find yourself with a large chunk of change. Before dreaming up all … Continue reading

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Branding, Business Names and an Introduction to Trademarks

Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough In today’s challenging economic environment, businesses are looking for ways to improve their competitive advantage. One important way to do this is through branding. Branding consists of sending a uniform message to … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of $5K Tax Write-off

It’s never too early—or too late—to start planning for retirement. And if you open an individual retirement account (IRA) by April 15, you can make a tax-deductible contribution of $5,000 ($6,000 if you’re over 50). Don’t let the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Announcing Person-to-Person Payments

Bank of American Fork today rolled out TheWayiPay®, an online person-to-person payment service that allows customers to make secure payments from their checking account to nearly anyone with a U.S. bank account. Customers can pay virtually anyone using only the … Continue reading

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SBA Loans: What They Are and How to Qualify

There comes a time in most small business owners’ lives when they need to borrow money to grow the business. At these times, one option that should be considered is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. Here’s what small … Continue reading

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