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Aug 12, 2022 / Local Utah

Are You A Good Fit for a Small Business Loan?

Don’t be fooled by the name: a small business loan can have big business benefits. Still, you may be wondering if your business is a good financial fit for a small business loan. Whether you’re trying find some startup capital, finance equipment or construction costs, or move into your own space, there’s a small business…
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Jul 15, 2022 / Local Utah

Utah First Credit Union Wins 8th Straight Crystal Performance Award

All credit unions are created equal, right? It’s easy to fall into the trap that all financial institutions are alike—safe places to store and borrow money without any real substantive differences. But pay attention to the little details, and you’ll find that some credit unions…
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May 13, 2022 / Home Equity

How Much Equity Do You Have In Your Home?

Home values are high, like the highest they’ve ever been in our humble home state. But what does that mean for you? How much home equity do you have and what can you actually do about it? If you’re curious about how much your home…
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Apr 22, 2022 / Home Equity

To Love or to List?

You may be familiar with the popular HGTV show about the great property debate: to love or list your home. The premise is simple—give homeowners a choice to make improvements on their existing property or put it on the market and find a new one.…
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Apr 08, 2022 / Local Utah

Give Your Student a $100 Head Start

Your kids are inundated with unsolicited advice. Parents, grandparents, friends, teachers, social media influencers—there’s no shortage of people lining up to tell your kids what to do, how to act, and where to turn. And when it comes financial advice, your high school and college-age…
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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 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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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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