Category Archives: Business


Some ways you can give us feedback

We value feedback from our customers. We want to know what’s working for you and what you want to see. Here are some ways to give Bank of American Fork feedback: Call 800-815-BANK and talk to a live, real person … Continue reading

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Grow your Client Database, Grow your Business

Guest post by aga merx, Vice President and SBA Department Manager, Bank of American Fork Tracking your clients in a database, regardless of how small your business is or what type of product you sell, may help you to win … Continue reading

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Summer fun in Utah!

This summer, Bank of American Fork is celebrating Utah’s cities and the wonderful people that live in them. Join us for Community Appreciation Day at your local Bank of American Fork branch for free food, prizes, games and fun. And … Continue reading

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Four topics you should discuss with your advisory board

By aga merx, Vice President and SBA Department Manager, Bank of American Fork A recent trend in the small business world is to create an advisory board. Many business owners realize they are experts in one area and that they … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Business More Age-friendly

Guest post by Tracey Larson, Vice President and Special Projects Manager, Bank of American Fork Tracey Larson is the financial representative for the Governor’s Commission on Aging and is our resident age-friendly expert. Tracey will be presenting at the World … Continue reading

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Take advantage of $5K tax deduction this week

If you’re looking for a way to reduce your taxable income for your 2015 taxes, consider the advantages of an IRA—you have about a week to make contributions to an IRA for last year. This year, you have until April … Continue reading

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How should consumers react to the Federal Reserve’s move to raise interest rates?

In the Federal Reserve’s view, most indicators showed an improved economy at the end of 2015, prompting the Fed to announce it would begin raising short-term interest rates in support of growing confidence and based on what was then new … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of the Federal Reserve’s Announcement to Raise Interest Rates

During the past few years as the U.S. economy slowly recovered from the Great Recession, the Federal Reserve used its economic policy-making influence to keep its target interest rate low – near zero since about 2009 – to help the … Continue reading

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Ask Angie: Tax planning

Guest post by Angie Morris, CPA, Hawkins Cloward and Simister A customer asked: “When I was a business owner, my CPA and I would wait until the books were closed at the end of December, then look at the profits. … Continue reading

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Thanks to you, teddy bears become best friends of at-risk children!

Project Teddy Bear donates 18,831 stuffed animals to children in Utah Many young kids will find one small piece of joy this Christmas with a teddy bear given to them at care centers throughout Utah serving at-risk children. The teddy … Continue reading

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