Category Archives: Personal


Talking about preventing senior financial abuse on Fresh Living

Tracey Larson is Bank of American Fork’s resident expert on age-friendly banking, whose passion stems from being a daughter and daughter-in-law of senior parents. She’s currently the financial representative for the Governor’s Commission on Aging and is also a member … Continue reading

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Detecting counterfeit money

Recently, a customer came into one of our branches to deposit money from a very small, retail business. One of the $50 bills was counterfeit and we quickly realized that the counterfeiter took advantage of the fact that the receiving … Continue reading

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What Big Eyes You Have

Be on the watch to prevent senior exploitation.

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Family Caregivers: The Invisible Army

Ways to lighten the loan when helping with your loved one’s finances.  

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How to Build a $1,000 Emergency Fund in 10 Months

Guest post by Katie Bryan, America Saves Do you have $1,000 set aside for emergencies? If you already do, you could probably use another $1,000 in that account. Experts recommend keeping at least three months expenses in a reliable, liquid … Continue reading

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Automating bills and savings can support marriage and relationships

Couples cite financial problems as a common cause of divorce. At Bank of American Fork, we believe one way some financial stress contributing to separation or divorce can be avoided is with smart banking, including utilizing available technology and automating … Continue reading

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Retirement confidence rises

For the first time in years, more Americans anticipate a comfortable retirement. What can you do to make sure you’re ready for retirement? With the average life span increasing, many Americans have struggled in retirement. Their parents and grandparents typically … Continue reading

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Bank seeks community donations to band account to send students to Pearl Harbor Memorial Day parade

Bank of American Fork to match up to $20k for Westlake Marching Band trip Bank of American Fork is, once again, reaching out to its community by opening an account in behalf of the Westlake Marching Band to get students … Continue reading

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New BYU study shows low-income customers on average don’t use overdraft product excessively

Bank of American Fork is serious about offering safe financial products designed to help you do the things you need to do. We don’t design our products to be predatory or to contribute to unhealthy financial habits, and we’re constantly … Continue reading

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Mortgage basics with Ike Dietz

Did you see this Fresh Living segment with Mortgage Loan Officer Ike Dietz (NMLS 447506) about the first step to prepare for getting a mortgage loan? Mortgage basics with Ike Dietz on Fresh Living Ike is a mortgage loan officer … Continue reading

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