Monthly Archives: September 2012

Limited-time Offer: Low-rate Construction Loans

Through Dec. 31, 2012, Bank of American Fork is offering owner-occupied residential construction loans at a low 3.99% interest rate (14.017% or 11.825% estimated APR*, depending on term). The offer includes:  — A low, fixed rate for the 4-month or … Continue reading

Posted in Loans, Personal, Promotions, Real estate | 2 Comments

Is Your Business At Risk for Corporate Account Takeover?

​Courtesy of the American Bankers Association Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves steal business’ valid online banking credentials or hijack browser sessions to access a customer’s account.  Once the cyber thief gains access to an account, … Continue reading

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Bribing Kids to Work Hard in School: Does It Work?

Christopher’s 11-year-old son Nathan was at the kitchen table working on a math worksheet—rounding numbers up and down. It was a fairly simple assignment for the sixth grader, but he was struggling to concentrate and buckle down to get the … Continue reading

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Measuring ROI: Using the Net-Present-Value Approach

Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork The goal of financial management in a company is to maximize the value of the company’s stock.  Managers need ways to determine whether a project being considered will … Continue reading

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20 Essential Tips for Those 55+: A panel discussion on growing and protecting wealth

Join us on Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. at our Riverton branch for a free seminar geared to those in their senior or retirement years. Are you trying to figure out how to navigate the changing financial world into your … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Personal, Savings, Seniors, Wealth Management | 4 Comments

Turned down for a loan? Try a community bank.

Guest post by Dale Gunther I recently read a CNN article with the headline, “Banks keep lending standards tight for small firms.” The article stated that many small businesses are avoiding debt, but those who are looking for credit are not … Continue reading

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Your Wallet: A Loser’s Manual

How to protect your money, your credit record and your sanity if you become a victim Courtesy of FDIC Consumer News Consider this: Your wallet is stolen. You immediately call your bank and credit card company to report the problem, … Continue reading

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Relieving Stress in a Work Environment

Guest post by Hannah Pulham Everyone has stress in their life, but in an economy where stretched finances can have very real effects, stress levels can increase and result in unhappy—and unproductive—workers. This in turn affects profitability and progression within … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Guest authors, Management | 2 Comments

Will You Be Prepared When a Natural Disaster Strikes?

Courtesy of the Independent Community Bankers of America With the onslaught of wildfires across Utah this summer and hurricane-related flooding in other parts of the country, Bank of American Fork and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) are offering … Continue reading

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Cloudy With a Chance of Disaster

Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough Apple introduced iCloud to the world of consumer computing. The service promises to provide access to files, such as music and photos, from multiple devices.  A radio advertisement touts the … Continue reading

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