Category Archives: Personal


How the new consumer mortgage rules may affect you

This year several new mortgage rules went into effect to protect consumers and to reduce the risk of another housing recession. Each of the new rules is meant to address a perceived abusive practice by lenders toward borrowers. For the … Continue reading

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WIB names Richard Beard new chairman

Beard’s expertise in community banking will help WIB lead community banks People’s Utah Bancorp President and CEO Richard Beard has been named the chairman of the board for the Western Independent Bankers’ Association. His experience with and passion for community … Continue reading

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Shred old, confidential documents free at bank

Bank of American Fork hosts shred day at branches in Draper, Lehi, Orem Do you have a backlog of confidential documents that you want to get rid of? On May 3, 2014 Bank of American Fork customers and non-customers can … Continue reading

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We want to be available to you

We know that convenient and safe banking is important to you, but we also know that convenient means something different for each of our customers. Maybe you’re the type of person that feels most comfortable bringing your cash in to … Continue reading

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New online processes make banking even easier for customers

Bank of American Fork recently added online features that allow customers to apply online for a credit reserve account or a credit card* and submit their personalized images for credit and check cards. The new online application for credit cards … Continue reading

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Stay fiscally fit: Using Bounce Protection® responsibly

 Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork This year we’ve been talking a lot about being fiscally fit—we’re always doing our best to help you be financially healthy by offering products that do have value … Continue reading

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Microsoft® tech support has never been our first line of defense

You have probably heard the news that 95 percent of U.S. ATMs run on Windows® XP and starting April 8, Microsoft will no longer offer tech support and security updates for this operating system. The good news for Bank of … Continue reading

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Steps to creating a nonprofit organization

Guest post by Angie Morris, CPA, Hawkins Cloward and Simister Charitable giving is an American tradition. We contribute to charity for a multitude of reasons. For example, to give back to society or to support a cause we feel strongly … Continue reading

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Getting fiscally fit

 By Kristen Allen Every New Year, the treadmills at the gym fill up with people determined to get physically fit. The goal of physical wellness is one we’re all familiar with, because each of us senses that we’ll be in … Continue reading

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Donate for dogs: AF police still need $6,000

The American Fork Police Department is raising money for two new police dogs. These highly-trained dogs help detect narcotics, locate suspects and missing persons, protect the community and guard the lives of officers. The police department has been raising funds … Continue reading

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