Category Archives: Credit cards


10 Things You Should Know About Debit, Credit or Prepaid Cards

Courtesy of FDIC Debit, credit and prepaid cards are widely used to pay for a variety of goods and services, and consumers often use them interchangeably. However, there are significant differences between these cards in how they work and the … Continue reading

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Prevent a Holiday Spending Hangover

Black Friday doesn’t have to lead to black marks on your credit report Bank of American Fork is kicking off the 2012 holiday shopping season with tips to manage holiday spending and avoid a post-holiday credit hangover. “Consumers spreading holiday … Continue reading

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Adding Others to Accounts: Understand the Risks

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Consumers often wonder about whether or how to add someone else, usually a relative, to a bank account. These decisions are not to be taken lightly. FDIC Consumer News can’t advise you on how … Continue reading

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National Protect Your ID Week: Tips to Protect Yourself From Identity Fraud

To help you during National Protect Your ID Week, we have some tips to help you protect yourself from fraud. You may have heard some of these before, but the more you review them, the more likely you are to … Continue reading

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Customize Photo Credit Cards for Free

Want pictures of your kids or your favorite vacation spot on your credit card? How about your precious pet or business logo? Now you can design your credit card, your way, with Design It! Photocard®. This new product allows existing … Continue reading

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15 Tips for Students to Handle Credit Wisely

Courtesy of the Independent Community Bankers of America  It’s been about a month since college students have started their fall semesters, which means many are now receiving their first credit card bill. Bank of American Fork and the Independent Community Bankers … Continue reading

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Your Wallet: A Loser’s Manual

How to protect your money, your credit record and your sanity if you become a victim Courtesy of FDIC Consumer News Consider this: Your wallet is stolen. You immediately call your bank and credit card company to report the problem, … Continue reading

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Tips to Protect Your Identity at the Pump

Summer is a time when we fill up at the gas pump more than usual for fun road trips and family vacations. But it’s also a time to be vigilant about protecting your identity. Fraudsters abound and some are trying … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Free Credit Reports

Did you know you can get a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months from each of the three major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and Trans Union)?  Accessing your credit report allows you to see all … Continue reading

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Announcing New Service to Collect Online Payments

Bank of American Fork today rolled out ExpressCollect® , an online solution that allows businesses to accept online payments or donations directly from their customers’ bank accounts or credit cards. The service is ideal for organizations that do not have … Continue reading

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