Category Archives: Personal


Traveling and Card Safety

By Amy Falke Details of this trip have been buzzing around your head for the past few weeks and now, as you start your drive to the airport, the to-do list runs through your head one more time. You begin … Continue reading

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My Card and the Target Breach

By Amy Falke If you used your credit or debit card at any Target store between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, we recommend that you cancel and replace your card even if you have not seen any fraud yet. Target’s … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork Receives Award for Age-friendly Banking

By Amy Falke The Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services recently recognized Bank of American Fork for its pioneering efforts in age-friendly banking. Bank of American Fork has been a national leader in developing programs and products that make … Continue reading

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Debit, credit and prepaid cards: there are differences

Courtesy of FDIC Many consumers use debit, credit and prepaid cards, often interchangeably, to purchase goods and services. However, these three types of cards are quite different. Consider the following. Each card works differently. If you use a credit card, … Continue reading

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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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