Category Archives: Savings


Financial tips for college graduates

As students graduate from colleges and universities across the country and begin to plant the seeds for their financial future, the Independent Community Bankers of America and Bank of American Fork offer tips to help graduates manage finances in the … Continue reading

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Frugal Shopper: Three ways to price match fast

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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America Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.

This week is America Saves Week. Tune in for ideas on how to save. Guest post by Katie Bryan, America Saves The theme for America Saves Week 2013 is more than just a theme; it is the essence of a … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Save $100 During America Saves Week

Guest post by Meg Favreau, Senior Editor of personal finance blog Wise Bread. Money is like a cake. When you get that delicious dessert, it can be tempting to eat it all at once. But if you do, you’ll end … Continue reading

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Basic Strategies for Simplifying Your Financial Life

Nine ways to eliminate clutter, organize accounts and streamline how you manage your money Courtesy of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation There are many reasons to organize and simplify your financial life. Eliminating clutter, saving time and reducing stress are … Continue reading

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5 Resolutions to Get You Saving in the New Year

Courtesy of America Saves As the end of 2012 quickly approaches, make sure to give your finances a checkup and discover if you need to make saving your New Year’s resolution. You may discover that you have debt you need … Continue reading

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Communicating about family budgets during the holiday season

Guest post by Hannah Pullham Creating a financially secure environment during the holidays can be difficult. The holidays bring joy and happiness, sometimes along with stress and confusion. Set budget standards with open family communication. Start by creating a list of … Continue reading

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Take Charge of Your Finances

Guest post by Angie Anderson Morris, CPA, Hawkins Cloward & Simister You don’t have to wait for a new year to make financial resolutions. Start before the holiday-shopping frenzy begins so that you can keep your finances under control. Taking … Continue reading

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Prevent a Holiday Spending Hangover

Black Friday doesn’t have to lead to black marks on your credit report Bank of American Fork is kicking off the 2012 holiday shopping season with tips to manage holiday spending and avoid a post-holiday credit hangover. “Consumers spreading holiday … Continue reading

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Are your finances in scary shape? Money management tips

Some people are scared of witches, ghosts and vampires. Some have arachnophobia. The rest of us? Managing money. Here are six tips to make managing money, well, more manageable: 1. Pick one thing to change. There are many things that … Continue reading

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