Author Archives: Heidi Carmack Pfaffroth


Retirement confidence rises

For the first time in years, more Americans anticipate a comfortable retirement. What can you do to make sure you’re ready for retirement? With the average life span increasing, many Americans have struggled in retirement. Their parents and grandparents typically … Continue reading

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Bank seeks community donations to band account to send students to Pearl Harbor Memorial Day parade

Bank of American Fork to match up to $20k for Westlake Marching Band trip Bank of American Fork is, once again, reaching out to its community by opening an account in behalf of the Westlake Marching Band to get students … Continue reading

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Improve your business credit score to secure financing

Guest post by Richard Gray You’ve probably had your personal credit affect your ability to obtain credit—whether it helped or hindered—but have you spent much time considering your business credit score? You might know some principles for getting and keeping … Continue reading

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New BYU study shows low-income customers on average don’t use overdraft product excessively

Bank of American Fork is serious about offering safe financial products designed to help you do the things you need to do. We don’t design our products to be predatory or to contribute to unhealthy financial habits, and we’re constantly … Continue reading

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Six keys to an effective strategic process

Guest post by Richard H. Tyson, President, CEObuilder One of the most fundamental challenges in business is how to convert vision and strategy into reality. This is the essence of change management, and it is where every business owner or … Continue reading

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How some of the latest technology can help your business run smoothly

With a steadily improving economy, your business may be picking up, and you might be looking for more ways to improve efficiency. If this sounds like you, or if you’ve ever wished you had more hours in the working day … Continue reading

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Mortgage basics with Ike Dietz

Did you see this Fresh Living segment with Mortgage Loan Officer Ike Dietz (NMLS 447506) about the first step to prepare for getting a mortgage loan? Mortgage basics with Ike Dietz on Fresh Living Ike is a mortgage loan officer … Continue reading

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When does it make cents to use ExpressCollect®?

Forget paper checks. Now you can accept online payments or donations directly from checking or savings accounts. First off—here are just a few examples of businesses, organizations and groups that may benefit from using ExpressCollect to accept online payments directly … Continue reading

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Training Skills Series: Performance assessment

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 … Continue reading

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Stay fiscally fit: Measure goal progress with online money manager

This year, we’ve spent some time focusing on making sure you know about and have access to the tools that will help you be fiscally fit when used responsibly. Chances are you’ve made some changes in your money management this … Continue reading

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