Category Archives: Business


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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One woman’s story about finding a way to protect seniors from fraud

Have you heard the story of how we came to be so involved in helping to protect our senior customers, and other seniors nationwide, from fraud? We became involved, in part, because of a girl who wanted to help her … Continue reading

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Children Helping Children: Project Teddy Bear

Project Teddy Bear started on Friday. Are you participating?     Click to enlarge graphic. You hear us talking about Project Teddy Bear every year, but now you know where the bears go and why this project is critical to Utah … Continue reading

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Shopping on Small Business Saturday has an impact on small businesses year-round

We’re excited for Small Business Saturday this week! Cyber Monday deals have already started and some of you might be prepping for early wake-up calls on Friday, but have you gotten into the spirit of Small Business Saturday yet? Small … Continue reading

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You may not be prison-bound, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t breaking the law

Ways you might be infringing on copyrights and how you can avoid it  Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough Under federal copyright law, anyone who willfully infringes a copyright in certain ways will be subject to … Continue reading

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Gift giving made easier for Heidi with person-to-person payments

Heidi and her three brothers decided to gift their mom with a spa package for her birthday. As the only one who had ever visited a spa, Heidi was charged with figuring out the details of the gift. Heidi found … Continue reading

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Enjoying an afternoon of service with Tiny Tim Foundation

Last month, Bank of American Fork arranged a day of service in support of one of the bank’s long term customers, Alton Thacker, founder of Tiny Tim’s Foundation for Kids. Tiny Tim’s Foundation for Kids builds and delivers 64,000 toys … Continue reading

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Do you have questions about EMV chip cards?

News has been swirling the last few months about an October 1 deadline for EMV chip cards. You may have received a card with an EMV chip from a financial institution you do business with. Either way, you might have … Continue reading

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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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