Category Archives: Business


Neighborhood Watch: How local banks get security right

Sense of community still a cornerstone in keeping customers safe Amid a string of headlines revealing security breaches among high-profile retailers, banks across the country are working to ensure that their customers’ private information remains private.  But with the impersonal … Continue reading

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Project Teddy Bear nationally recognized

ICBA spreads the word about Project Teddy Bear in your community Sandy Dubois started Project Teddy Bear 15 years ago as a way for employees at Bank of American Fork to give back to their communities instead of giving gifts … Continue reading

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Consider 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! If you are a CEO or business owner, you are probably familiar with … Continue reading

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Detecting counterfeit money

Recently, a customer came into one of our branches to deposit money from a very small, retail business. One of the $50 bills was counterfeit and we quickly realized that the counterfeiter took advantage of the fact that the receiving … Continue reading

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Training Skills Series: Job aids and references

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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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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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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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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