Category Archives: Savings


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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Stay fiscally fit: Set up safe, automatic bill payments

If you made a goal to be fiscally fit this year, we have some resources to help keep you on track or help you get on track. Now that we’re halfway into the year, it’s a good time to evaluate … 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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Saving For College: Graduating With the Least Amount of Debt

Guest post by Katie Bryan, America Saves As college students are beginning to see what costs really add up to and high school seniors start applying for their top universities, many are beginning to think about how to pay for … Continue reading

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This Labor Day, make your money work for you with a Roth IRA

Happy Labor Day! Remember, all branches are closed for the holiday! As Americans take a break from their usual work this Labor Day, they should consider how to make their money work harder for them. One way to do this … Continue reading

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Not a fan of paper budgets? Use online money manager to aggregate and manage your accounts

Our online money manager works for our customers. This smart and sleek financial management and budgeting tool allows you to get a complete picture of all your finances in one place. Link all of your bank accounts, retirement accounts, credit … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroics: Sandy and her smartphone

With Bank of American Fork’s mobile app and online banking tools Sandy’s impossible schedule becomes no big deal. She can deposit checks, transfer money or pay bills from anywhere she has internet access. Learn more about mobile banking here.

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Frugal Shopper: If I buy store brand, am I sacrificing quality?

Our new series, Frugal Shopper with Rachel Turner, brings you tips for paying less and getting more at the grocery store. You know you don’t have the time to go to 37 different grocery stores to find the best price … Continue reading

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Gaining financial independence

Guest post by Richard Gray With Independence Day coming up, many are thinking about the “American Dream” and financial independence. Although many think of their personal finances, if you’re a business owner you’re probably thinking about your company. You may … Continue reading

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Saving for College: Ways to Minimize the Sticker Shock

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation There’s no doubt that a college education can be costly, but according to U.S. Census Bureau data, someone with a college degree can earn, on average, 60 percent more than a person with only … Continue reading

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