Monthly Archives: October 2013


The truth about prepaid cards

There’s a lot of hype surrounding prepaid, reloadable cards—with providers promising “no annual, monthly or overdraft fees and no minimum balance.” Users are interested in the idea of feeling like they aren’t tied to a bank. Bank of American Fork … Continue reading

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Event: Utah economic update

What are the current housing and employment conditions in Utah? What is the outlook for the Utah economy in 2014? On November 14, Bank of American Fork and Jim Wood, director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University … Continue reading

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Bonus history and cookie spotlight: Layton’s one-year anniversary

We’re celebrating one hundred years of serving Utah communities with free cookie Fridays. Each month one of our 13 branches will be spotlighted—for that month, the spotlighted branch will have free cookies in their lobby. This month we are doubling … Continue reading

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November branch spotlight and cookies: Draper

We’re celebrating one hundred years of serving Utah communities with free cookie Fridays. Each month one of our 13 branches will be spotlighted—for that month, the spotlighted branch will have free cookies in their lobby. You can read a little … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork helps keep seniors safe

Charter presentation kicks off Senior Crimestoppers at Rocky Mountain Care Last week Bank of American Fork and Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation teamed up to present the Senior Crimestoppers program at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Murray. Senior Crimestoppers is … Continue reading

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First bank merger in Utah since 2008 recession

People’s Utah Bancorp and Lewiston Bancorp merger closes People’s Utah Bancorp and Lewiston Bancorp have merged their holding companies—the first bank merger in Utah since before the 2008 recession. The merger closed today, October 18, following approval by regulatory agencies, … Continue reading

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The four C’s of commercial lending

  Guest post by Richard Gray With the economy steadily improving, many businesses are looking to grow—buying their buildings, remodeling their spaces, growing inventory, investing in large equipment and more. The first step to obtain financing is to take a … Continue reading

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Five proven steps for improving corporate culture

Guest post by Richard H. Tyson, President, CEObuilder Every business has a culture; that is, how the people within the organization behave. Their collective behavior reflects the values of the company, its common vision, beliefs, norms, language and systems. For … Continue reading

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Tips for protecting mobile devices during cyber security awareness month

Courtesy of American Bankers Association We’ve told you about our mobile apps for smartphones and tablets, but since October is cyber security awareness month, we want to make sure you know what you can do to help protect yourself when … Continue reading

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Training Skills Series: Training’s role in performance

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 training program. The program embraces the philosophy that training is a … Continue reading

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