Author Archives: Emily Haleck


Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft

Guest post by Jilenne Gunther, MSW, JD, Utah Division of Aging & Adult Services  In today’s modern world, identity theft is a reality. Know the facts and how to protect yourself.  Some thieves want to steal your identity to profit … Continue reading

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This Labor Day, Make Your Money Work For You

As Americans take a break from their usual work this Labor Day, they should consider how to make their money work harder for them. One way to do this is by refinancing their mortgage into today’s historically low interest rates. … Continue reading

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Motivation and Mission, Vision & Values

Guest post by Richard H. Tyson, president of CEObuilder Why aren’t more employees self-motivated? Why don’t they work like I did when I was in their shoes? Why don’t they work as if this company were their own? How can … Continue reading

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Clarify Your Values: The First Step to Reach Financial Greatness

Guest Post by Brian Nelson Ford, Founder and President of 8 Pillars Financial Education Company If you have ever created a budget without it being based on your values, chances are it didn’t work. Understanding what you truly care about … Continue reading

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Utah Economy Faring Better Than Nation

Guest post by Dale Gunther Economists know that Utah typically grows more rapidly than the nation after recessions, and this recovery is no exception. While other states in the nation still struggle with lackluster economies, Utah’s is burgeoning, as evidenced … Continue reading

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BankAF.com has a New Look

New and improved website will go live at end of August We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of our newly redesigned website scheduled for late August. Bankaf.com is being outfitted with a stylish new Web 2.0 look and … Continue reading

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Measuring ROI: Using the Payback 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 … Continue reading

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Small Business Lending Myths Debunked

Guest post by Richard Gray, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending, Bank of American Fork Contrary to what you’ve probably heard in media reports, banks are lending and are looking for qualified borrowers, particularly small businesses. In fact, banks work … Continue reading

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Tips Every Homebuyer Should Know

Courtesy of American Bankers Association With housing prices and mortgage interest rates at record lows, now is a good time to explore buying a home.   “Buying a home is the single largest investment that most people will make in their … Continue reading

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Trade Your Commercial Lease for Ownership

Guest post by Richard Gray, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, Bank of American Fork It’s no secret that the past few years have seen drastic changes in the real-estate market. Those looking to sell property face an uphill battle with … Continue reading

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