Author Archives: Heidi Carmack Pfaffroth


Teachers, preachers and neighbors build their own homes

415 homes built, many jobs created through community reinvestment programs Jane Farr was 64 years old when she and her husband decided to build their own home. They weren’t just designing the house and handing over plans to a contractor—they … Continue reading

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Looking for a secure place to invest money for yourself or your employees?

Whether you’re thinking of yourself or investing for employees, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or discouraged when you start thinking about or reading about retirement savings. Even if you’re thinking this topic is a little heavy for what you want … Continue reading

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We’re excited about Apple Pay—here’s why.

Near-field communication makes it difficult for fraudsters to exploit using debit and credit card numbers. We are pursuing Apple Pay™ with our credit and debit card processors so we have the cards available to use with Apple Pay once Apple’s® upcoming … Continue reading

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Saving for College: Ways to Minimize the Sticker Shock

Courtesy of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation There’s no doubt that a college education can be costly, but according to U.S. Census Bureau data, someone with a college degree can earn, on average, 60 percent more than a person with … Continue reading

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Three ways to improve office environment for happier employees and increased productivity

You’ve probably spent some considerable time thinking about how you can improve efficiency in your business next year. Have you considered what you’ll do to improve the working environment for your employees? A recent study shows that employees who are … Continue reading

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Increase your IRA contributions for a tax advantage

If you’re looking for a way to reduce your taxable income for your 2014 taxes, consider the advantages of increasing your contributions to your IRA. An IRA provides great tax advantages for long-term retirement savings (if you don’t have an … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork debit card tips: Limits and ATM access

Although we like to think you read and re-read the contracts you signed and pamphlets we gave you when you signed up for a checking account at Bank of American Fork, we recognize that you probably didn’t have time to … Continue reading

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Opening an IRA may be easier than you think

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed or discouraged when you start thinking about or reading about retirement savings. Even if you’re thinking this topic is a little heavy for what you want to focus on today, give it a chance. Opening … Continue reading

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Optimizing Your Cash Flow Using Open-Book Management

Guest post by Richard H. Tyson, CEObuilder Guest blogger Tyson is starting a series here about open book management. Make sure you check back for additional articles! My past two articles stressed the advantages of open-book management. In the first, … Continue reading

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Traveling for the holidays? Debit card tips to help you out

Your Bank of American Fork VISA® debit card is accepted worldwide—but we need to know your travel plans in order to help protect you. We’re happy to make a note on your account so your card will work when you’re … Continue reading

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