Author Archives: Heidi Carmack Pfaffroth


Good news for business owners looking to grow

Guest post by Richard Gray A bill was approved a few weeks ago on July 28 to increase the loan limits for the Small Business Administration 7(a) loan program for the fiscal year. The program authorization ceiling was increased to … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Economy, Loans | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apple Pay update

We anticipate being able to offer Apple Pay in early 2016. We have been pursuing Apple Pay™ with our credit and debit card processors—we have told you before that we’re excited about Apple Pay. We anticipate being able to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Personal | Leave a comment

Why was Utah just named #1 Best Economic Outlook for 2015?

Utah recently earned the top spot for states with the best economic outlook, according to the new edition of Rich States, Poor States released by the American Legislative Exchange Council.  http://www.alec.org/publications/rich-states-poor-states/   This economic outlook is meant to be a … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Economy, Personal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why Your Corporate Training Curriculum Must Include a Wellness Program

Guest post by Richard H. Tyson, CEObuilder My most recent article focused on the importance of competency training to assure operational effectiveness and efficiency—which, in turn, create positive customer outcomes and generate financial success. Competency, however, is only one leading … Continue reading

Posted in Business | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How Michelle helped protect herself from fraud

Michelle, a Bank of American Fork employee, received a text alert about a zero dollar amount transaction on her debit card from retailer Amazon. Since Michelle only uses her credit card on Amazon, she knew right away it was a … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Personal, Security | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How Christopher paid for large, unexpected expenses without stress

Recently, Christopher shared his experience paying for unexpected expenses without stress, because he previously set up accounts and automatic transfers to save for these types of bills. Here’s his story: I recently had two big expenses—a medical bill and a … Continue reading

Posted in Debt, Personal, Savings | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Creating a password that’s secure—and memorable

Guest post by Quincy Fowler You have probably read recent news about security breaches. Passwords are stolen and online accounts compromised. Online safety is a top priority for everyone who uses the internet for financial transactions. A strong password can … Continue reading

Posted in Business, eBanking, Personal, Security | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How to prepare for a business loan

Want to plant the seeds for a successful loan application? Check out this graphic for some ways you can prepare for a business loan. Questions? Ready to apply? Call 800-815-BANK or contact a business banker.

Posted in Business, Loans | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Free lesson plans about money for teachers

Teachers, there are some new resources available to you to help you teach your students about money and making smart choices. Free lesson plans for pre-K through age 20 are available through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Money Smart for … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Savings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some of the best types of online tools to save you time

Especially in a small business, when employees and owners are often wearing many hats, it can be hard to keep up on everything that needs to happen while also improving efficiency. Here’s one more idea you might want to consider: … Continue reading

Posted in Business, eBanking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
 
WordPress Appliance - Powered by TurnKey Linux