Category Archives: Business


New Mortgage Rules and Disclosures Good for Consumers

Those working to close a mortgage may have an easier time finding and understanding information that might be important to them due to new rules and disclosures that recently went into effect from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Its Know … Continue reading

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University of Utah Study Shows How Utah Community Bank Survived and Thrived During Great Recession

Bank of American Fork Strategy Kept Bank Profitable Benefiting its Community Case Study Wins First Place in CSBS Competition – Will Be Presented at Community Bank Research and Policy Conference During the Great Recession of 2008 to 2011, Bank of … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork Supports Customer with Day of Service

People encouraged to help build toys at Tiny Tim’s Foundation for Kids Bank of American Fork has arranged a day of service for its customers and the community in support of one of the bank’s long term customers, Alton Thacker, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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