Category Archives: Security


Adding Others to Accounts: Understand the Risks

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Consumers often wonder about whether or how to add someone else, usually a relative, to a bank account. These decisions are not to be taken lightly. FDIC Consumer News can’t advise you on how … Continue reading

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National Protect Your ID Week: Tips to Protect Yourself From Identity Fraud

To help you during National Protect Your ID Week, we have some tips to help you protect yourself from fraud. You may have heard some of these before, but the more you review them, the more likely you are to … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Tips for small businesses to combat fraud

You might have seen our post about figuring out if you’re at risk for a specific type of fraud: corporate account takeover. Here are more details about protecting your business.  Courtesy of American Bankers Association Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small businesses to transfer funds … 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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Is Your Business At Risk for Corporate Account Takeover?

​Courtesy of the American Bankers Association Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves steal business’ valid online banking credentials or hijack browser sessions to access a customer’s account.  Once the cyber thief gains access to an account, … Continue reading

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Your Wallet: A Loser’s Manual

How to protect your money, your credit record and your sanity if you become a victim Courtesy of FDIC Consumer News Consider this: Your wallet is stolen. You immediately call your bank and credit card company to report the problem, … Continue reading

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Will You Be Prepared When a Natural Disaster Strikes?

Courtesy of the Independent Community Bankers of America With the onslaught of wildfires across Utah this summer and hurricane-related flooding in other parts of the country, Bank of American Fork and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) are offering … Continue reading

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Cloudy With a Chance of Disaster

Guest post by John Rees, Attorney, Callister Nebeker & McCullough Apple introduced iCloud to the world of consumer computing. The service promises to provide access to files, such as music and photos, from multiple devices.  A radio advertisement touts the … Continue reading

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Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft

Guest post by Jilenne Gunther, MSW, JD, Utah Division of Aging & Adult Services  In today’s modern world, identity theft is a reality. Know the facts and how to protect yourself.  Some thieves want to steal your identity to profit … Continue reading

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Tips to Protect Your Identity at the Pump

Summer is a time when we fill up at the gas pump more than usual for fun road trips and family vacations. But it’s also a time to be vigilant about protecting your identity. Fraudsters abound and some are trying … Continue reading

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