Monthly Archives: June 2012

Legal Traps in Social Media: What Every Business Should Know

Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough As of March 2012, there were 901 million monthly active users on Facebook. Although the stock of Facebook has experienced a roller-coaster ride, which has mostly been on the first … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Free Credit Reports

Did you know you can get a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months from each of the three major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and Trans Union)?  Accessing your credit report allows you to see all … Continue reading

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What JP Morgan’s $2 Billion Blunder Tells Us About Too-big-to-fail

Guest post by Dale Gunther A little over a month ago, JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon announced a $2 billion trading loss. The cause? Complex derivatives on credit default swaps—the same instruments that were a major cause of the … Continue reading

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Think You Can’t Qualify for a Mortgage Loan? Think Again.

Think you can’t take advantage of historically low mortgage rates because you owe more than your home is worth or your income isn’t high enough? With new government-backed programs, mortgage loans are attainable even for underwater or low-income homeowners.* Read … Continue reading

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Announcing New Service to Collect Online Payments

Bank of American Fork today rolled out ExpressCollect® , an online solution that allows businesses to accept online payments or donations directly from their customers’ bank accounts or credit cards. The service is ideal for organizations that do not have … Continue reading

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Protect Grandma from Financial Abuse

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Many think of physical abuse when they hear the phrase, but often overlook another common way elders are abused: financially. Financial elder abuse is rampant across the country, including in Utah, as outlined below: What … Continue reading

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Facebook Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who voted for us in Utah Business magazine’s Most Admired Companies contest! Bank of American Fork came in second in its category, thanks to all those who “liked” our page and shared it with their friends. Of … Continue reading

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New ATMs Coming Soon

Look for new or upgraded ATMs at all Bank of American Fork branches this summer. During installation, each ATM will be out of service for two days. Customers may instead come into a branch during business hours to withdraw cash … Continue reading

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Elder Fraud: How To Spot and Prevent Financial Abuse

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, … Continue reading

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Summer Fun in the Sun

This summer, Bank of American Fork is celebrating Utah’s cities and the wonderful people that live in them. Join us for Community Appreciation Day at your local Bank of American Fork branch for free food, prizes, games and fun. And … Continue reading

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