Category Archives: Personal


December branch spotlight and cookies: Saratoga Springs

We’re celebrating one hundred years of serving Utah communities with free cookie Fridays. Each month one of our 13 branches will be spotlighted—for that month, the spotlighted branch will have free cookies in their lobby. You can read a little … Continue reading

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Help Utah children by donating stuffed animals through December 16

 Project Teddy Bear in its 14th year The little boy was so traumatized by neglect and abuse that he spoke to his therapist from inside a cardboard box for two years. Inside, he clung to his trusted teddy bear—the only … Continue reading

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The WayiPay® person-to-person payments

Forget about checks and IOUs; make your person-to-person payments with the click of a mouse. Just log into your Bank of American Fork online banking and select the TheWayiPay “sendmoney” option on the homepage Dashboard to get started. Customers can … Continue reading

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The Kathy Lee Parker Show and Protecting Seniors

The Kathy Lee Parker show is an internet talk show. The topic for the November 20 show is elder financial abuse prevention, and how families can talk during the holidays about how to set up checks and balances that will reduce … Continue reading

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Finish your holiday shopping in five minutes

Looking for the perfect gift for those hard-to-please relatives and friends? Didn’t get all your holiday shopping done on Black Friday? Shopped out? We have the solution: a VISA® Gift card. Bank of American Fork’s VISA® Gift cards allow recipients … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation loans

When a customer came to Becky Ivins and Layne Cardon interested in buying a home that needed a lot of fixing up, they did what they usually do: look for a custom-fit solution that would work for the customer and … Continue reading

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Vote with your money: Move to a community bank

When it comes to banking, your vote is the one that matters. If you want your bank to take care of you personally, support the local economy and get the most for your money, then show your vote by switching … Continue reading

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Senior finances: How families should help

Putting checks in place, not blame Families are often together during the holidays, making it a great time to talk about how everyone can be involved in protecting senior family members from financial abuse. Some shy away from money talk, … Continue reading

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Event: Solar power at home and work

The new Utah gold rush A perfect storm is brewing for solar energy in Utah. The installed cost of photovoltaic, or PV, solar panels continues to decline, and Rocky Mountain Power projects significant rate increases throughout the coming decade. With … Continue reading

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The truth about prepaid cards

There’s a lot of hype surrounding prepaid, reloadable cards—with providers promising “no annual, monthly or overdraft fees and no minimum balance.” Users are interested in the idea of feeling like they aren’t tied to a bank. Bank of American Fork … Continue reading

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