Category Archives: Savings


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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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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