Monthly Archives: October 2012


Are your finances in scary shape? Money management tips

Some people are scared of witches, ghosts and vampires. Some have arachnophobia. The rest of us? Managing money. Here are six tips to make managing money, well, more manageable: 1. Pick one thing to change. There are many things that … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Spooked: Switching To a Community Bank is Never Scary!

Courtesy of Independent Community Bankers of America Consumers are increasingly tiring of financial tricks and are considering switching banks, but often don’t make the switch because they believe it will be a hassle. The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) … Continue reading

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Measuring ROI: Using the Internal-Rate-of-Return Approach

Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork The goal of financial management in any company is to maximize the value for its owners. Managers need ways to determine whether projects will add value to their … Continue reading

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Adding Others to Accounts: Understand the Risks

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Consumers often wonder about whether or how to add someone else, usually a relative, to a bank account. These decisions are not to be taken lightly. FDIC Consumer News can’t advise you on how … Continue reading

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Copying on the Internet

Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough Easy is not always better. Before online marketing, using content in marketing was a deliberate process of finding content, making sure that rights of use were granted, working through multiple … Continue reading

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National Protect Your ID Week: Tips to Protect Yourself From Identity Fraud

To help you during National Protect Your ID Week, we have some tips to help you protect yourself from fraud. You may have heard some of these before, but the more you review them, the more likely you are to … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Tips for small businesses to combat fraud

You might have seen our post about figuring out if you’re at risk for a specific type of fraud: corporate account takeover. Here are more details about protecting your business.  Courtesy of American Bankers Association Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small businesses to transfer funds … Continue reading

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Get smart about credit

 Today is Get Smart About Credit Day, and to help you know how to effectively use credit, we teamed up with American Bankers Association Education Foundation’s Get Smart About Credit program. Here are some credit Dos and Don’ts, courtesy of … Continue reading

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Manager Skills Series: Effective Ways to Coach Employees

Guest post by Ken Burnett, VP/Director of Training and Business Development, Bank of American Fork This series is written from experience and is part of Bank of American Fork’s management training program.  The program embraces the philosophy that management is … Continue reading

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Your Mortgage: Tips for Finding and Managing a Home Loan

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions a consumer will ever make. Given what has occurred in the housing market during the past few years, consumers need to be well-informed when … Continue reading

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