Category Archives: Guest authors


What is a reverse mortgage?

Guest post by Jilenne Gunther, Utah State Division of Aging and Adult Services What is a reverse mortgage? To qualify for a traditional mortgage, a lender checks your income to determine how much you can afford to pay back each … Continue reading

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Measuring ROI: Using the Internal-Rate-of-Return Approach

Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork The goal of financial management in any company is to maximize the value for its owners. Managers need ways to determine whether projects will add value to their … 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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Manager Skills Series: Effective Ways to Coach Employees

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 management training program.  The program embraces the philosophy that management is … 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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Is Your Business At Risk for Corporate Account Takeover?

​Courtesy of the American Bankers Association Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves steal business’ valid online banking credentials or hijack browser sessions to access a customer’s account.  Once the cyber thief gains access to an account, … Continue reading

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Measuring ROI: Using the Net-Present-Value Approach

Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork The goal of financial management in a company is to maximize the value of the company’s stock.  Managers need ways to determine whether a project being considered will … Continue reading

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Turned down for a loan? Try a community bank.

Guest post by Dale Gunther I recently read a CNN article with the headline, “Banks keep lending standards tight for small firms.” The article stated that many small businesses are avoiding debt, but those who are looking for credit are not … Continue reading

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Relieving Stress in a Work Environment

Guest post by Hannah Pulham Everyone has stress in their life, but in an economy where stretched finances can have very real effects, stress levels can increase and result in unhappy—and unproductive—workers. This in turn affects profitability and progression within … Continue reading

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Cloudy With a Chance of Disaster

Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough Apple introduced iCloud to the world of consumer computing. The service promises to provide access to files, such as music and photos, from multiple devices.  A radio advertisement touts the … Continue reading

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