Category Archives: Savings


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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20 Essential Tips for Those 55+

Are you trying to figure out how to navigate the changing financial world into your senior years? Bank of American Fork, Soltis Investment Advisors, Jones Waldo and Tanner LC teamed up recently to present a seminar for retirees and seniors. … Continue reading

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20 Essential Tips for Those 55+: A panel discussion on growing and protecting wealth

Join us on Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. at our Riverton branch for a free seminar geared to those in their senior or retirement years. Are you trying to figure out how to navigate the changing financial world into your … Continue reading

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Clarify Your Values: The First Step to Reach Financial Greatness

Guest Post by Brian Nelson Ford, Founder and President of 8 Pillars Financial Education Company If you have ever created a budget without it being based on your values, chances are it didn’t work. Understanding what you truly care about … Continue reading

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Statement and Fee Changes

In the past few months, customers have been notified of several changes to bank statements and fees through notices on their bank statements, account documents and other mailings. Here is a summary of those changes. Combined statements We will soon … Continue reading

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Starting Out on Your Own: Personal Finance Tips for Young Adults

Courtesy FDIC Consumer News Have you ever taken $40 out of the ATM and a few hours later asked yourself where that money went? Or, do you use your debit card to make purchases but don’t keep track of them…and … Continue reading

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Why Your Child Needs a Savings Account

Today is Teach Children to Save Day. What are you doing to ensure your children become responsible savers? One way to teach responsible money management is to help your child move from a piggy bank to an actual savings account. … Continue reading

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Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Chances are you are among the nearly 80 percent of Americans who will receive a refund from the IRS this year. With the 2011 average return being $2,913, you may find yourself with a large chunk of change. Before dreaming up all … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of $5K Tax Write-off

It’s never too early—or too late—to start planning for retirement. And if you open an individual retirement account (IRA) by April 15, you can make a tax-deductible contribution of $5,000 ($6,000 if you’re over 50). Don’t let the opportunity to … Continue reading

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