Category Archives: Economy


Gearing Up for a Better 2012

Guest post by Dale Gunther I recently read this excerpt from Time magazine: “The U.S. economy remains almost comatose. The slump already ranks as the longest period of sustained weakness since the Depression. The economy is staggering under many ‘structural’ … Continue reading

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Improving Economy is Best Christmas Gift

Guest post by Dale Gunther If anything is true about history, it is that it repeats itself. And just like the Great Depression in the ‘30s and the 10 economic downturns since then, this recession will come to an end. … Continue reading

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Small Businesses are Happy with Their Bank. Are you?

Despite the angst against banks that has been seemingly rampant as reported by media, there is one segment of the population that is satisfied with their banks: small businesses. A J.D. Power and Associates report released a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Go Local with Community Banks

As many of the nation’s consumers consider switching banks, Bank of American Fork is reminding them that now is a good time to join the “go local” movement by banking with  their local community bank. By doing so, consumers will … Continue reading

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Free Business Seminar: Effective Negotiation

CEObuilder Forum: The Art of Highly Effective Negotiation Presented Katie Liljenquist, assistant professor at BYU’s Marriott School of Management Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 Event details are as followed: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon – Presentation 12 noon to 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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Minimize Risk, Maximize Return

Guest post by Soltis Investment Advisors In recent years of dramatic market swings, the need for managing risk has become more apparent than ever to investors.  Many of the world’s most prominent investors have long advocated that appropriately handling risk … Continue reading

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Are Banks Lending?

The answer is a resounding YES.   You’ve probably heard that banks have tightened credit and are hoarding cash, that they aren’t lending and small businesses are suffering because of it. Nothing could be further from the truth. While it’s true … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Housing shortage

Every month, Dale Gunther (vice chairman of the board of People’s Utah Bancorp, the holding company for Bank of American Fork), writes an article for The Enterprise newspaper. Here’s his article that ran in the May 16 edition. Coming soon: … Continue reading

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