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Jun 06, 2022 / Credit

Are You Creditworthy? (Cringe)

Creditworthiness. It just might be the cringiest word in the entire financial dictionary. At the very least, it evokes feelings of unfair financial judgment—separating the haves from the have-nots and generally making a certain percentage of the population feel less than stellar about their current financial situation (nice going, big banks). It’s an uncomfortable concept…
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Feb 18, 2022 / Money Tips

Teach Your Teens Financial Independence (The $100 Head Start)

As parents, one of your primary responsibilities is to help your kids help themselves. You can’t be with them 24/7 (and let’s face it, the constant questions about when their dinner will be ready get real old, real fast). But one of the most important…
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Feb 14, 2022 / Auto & RV

We Love You!

We might show it through our actions more often than we actually say it, but we really love you! We don’t mean to sound overly sentimental, but being member-owners of an amazing credit union, with a shared love for community and helping each other succeed,…
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Feb 04, 2022 / Local Utah

How to Help Teens Save Money

Learning financial concepts can be complicated for young people. Saving money, in particular, can be a difficult lesson to learn when income is low and every possible expense is so exciting. On top of that, financial education is rarely prioritized at the high school level,…
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Jan 28, 2022 / Money Tips

How to Reduce Your Debt Stress

At the beginning of the year, money is on nearly everyone’s mind. Whether you’re still recovering from the holidays, anticipating tax season, or just trying to follow through with your financial resolutions, matters of money have a way of adding extra stress to an already…
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Jan 24, 2022 / Local Utah

Helping High School Students Succeed $100 at a Time

  When kids are young, money can seem pretty complicated. But like anything else in life, with a little experience comes a lot of understanding. And the earlier your kids start, the faster they’ll learn the ins and outs of personal finance. That’s why Utah…
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Jan 14, 2022 / Money Tips

What Are Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions?

The New Year is perfect time to evaluate your finances. In fact, more than half of Americans make some form of financial resolution at the beginning of the year. It’s an important first step, especially considering almost half of those who make a resolution are…
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Jan 07, 2022 / Home Equity

3 Reasons Why the New Year is the Right Time to Renovate

The new year is the perfect time to evaluate life, resolve to improve, and take actual steps toward accomplishing your personal goals. It’s also a great time to do the same for your home. If you’ve been thinking about renovating, now is a great time…
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Dec 24, 2021 / Local Utah

Happy Holidays from Utah First

This time of year is always filled with mixed emotions—a little nostalgia for the past 12 months, a lot of hope for the future, and that unmistakable queasiness that often accompanies awkward family gatherings. But this year, we can’t help but feel overwhelmed with gratitude…
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Dec 10, 2021 / Local Utah

Utah First Named Top Bank for Small Business

The City Weekly Best of Utah 2021 Awards have been announced and Utah First Credit Union has been named one of the top three banks in Utah for small businesses. Going the Extra Mile for Small Businesses City Weekly has published a “Best of Utah”…
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