Category Archives: Wealth Management


When to Save for Retirement vs. Your Kid’s College Fund

Guest post by Margarette Burnette, NerdWallet If you’re a parent who wants to save for your child’s college, it’s smart to start early so your money can build over time. For the same reasons, it’s also smart to start early … Continue reading

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How should consumers react to the Federal Reserve’s move to raise interest rates?

In the Federal Reserve’s view, most indicators showed an improved economy at the end of 2015, prompting the Fed to announce it would begin raising short-term interest rates in support of growing confidence and based on what was then new … Continue reading

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Retirement confidence rises

For the first time in years, more Americans anticipate a comfortable retirement. What can you do to make sure you’re ready for retirement? With the average life span increasing, many Americans have struggled in retirement. Their parents and grandparents typically … Continue reading

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Steps to creating a nonprofit organization

Guest post by Angie Morris, CPA, Hawkins Cloward and Simister Charitable giving is an American tradition. We contribute to charity for a multitude of reasons. For example, to give back to society or to support a cause we feel strongly … Continue reading

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Getting fiscally fit

 By Kristen Allen Every New Year, the treadmills at the gym fill up with people determined to get physically fit. The goal of physical wellness is one we’re all familiar with, because each of us senses that we’ll be in … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork Receives Award for Age-friendly Banking

By Amy Falke The Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services recently recognized Bank of American Fork for its pioneering efforts in age-friendly banking. Bank of American Fork has been a national leader in developing programs and products that make … Continue reading

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Senior finances: How families should help

Putting checks in place, not blame Families are often together during the holidays, making it a great time to talk about how everyone can be involved in protecting senior family members from financial abuse. Some shy away from money talk, … 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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CEObuilder event next week: Putting a price on the cost of not knowing your costs

CEObuilder and Bank of American Fork invite you to join us on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 for a forum and presentation by John Briggs, CPA and partner at Lunsford Peck and Bryant Armstrong, CPA and partner at Squire and Company. … Continue reading

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Did you know that you can pay anyone, anywhere, anytime without writing a check?

Do you sometimes feel like you’re spending all of your time paying bills? Eliminate the paperwork and set up online payments. Online payments through your bank are safe and easy. “Push” payments are a safe and easy way to pay … Continue reading

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