Oct 23, 2019 / Local Utah

3 Reasons Utah is a Great Place to Grow Your Money

Living in Utah is great, we’ve got mountains, we’ve got lakes, we’ve got wide plains and narrow canyons. But we’ve also got a big financial reason for living in the great state of Utah—it’s one of the best places in the entire country to grow your money. In fact, WalletHub ranked Salt Lake 35th on…
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Sep 11, 2019 / Local Utah

Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Community Credit Union

  Big banks love to charge big fees—$5 here, $3 there, a $10 transfer fee here. Over the course of a month, these fees add up, sometimes making the difference between a fun weekend road trip or dinner date and eating at home watching reruns.…
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Jan 07, 2019 / Local Utah

Why It’s Important to Have a Relationship with Your Credit Union

Relationships are an essential part of life. They allow you to stay focused on what’s most important and help you follow through with life goals. The same is true with your banking relationships. In fact, having a good relationship with your local credit union can…
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Dec 18, 2018 / Local Utah

Utah First Donates 1,000 Pairs of Shoes to Utah Kids

This December, Utah First joined forces with The Community Volunteers of Utah to buy shoes for children in need. Through the Warm the Soles fundraiser, and thanks to the many generous donations from community members, Utah First purchased and donated 1,000 pairs of shoes for…
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Nov 16, 2018 / Local Utah

You Buy Local, But Should You Bank Local?

You’ve probably heard all about the benefits of buying local – the economic and environmental advantages are well-documented. But did you know that banking local can be good for you and your community as well? In fact, some of the best banks in Utah are…
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Oct 11, 2018 / Local Utah

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Credit Union

There’s a lot to think about when deciding where to put your money. But if local ownership, personalized service and attention, and commitment to community are important to you, there’s a good chance you’ll want to consider a credit union. But which one? With so…
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Sep 04, 2018 / Local Utah

5 College Costs That Will Surprise You

College is one of the most memorable and exciting times of life. At the same time, it’s also one of the most expensive. There’s tuition to pay and a whole host of extra costs and fees that tend to sneak up on unsuspecting students. So,…
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Utah family and dog enjoying a hike in the evening sun.

Mar 11, 2016 / Local Utah

Save More than Daylight

Daylight Savings has a bad reputation. Spring forward means an hour of sleep lost, but we like looking on the bright side. So, grab a quick nap and get ready to enjoy that extra hour of evening sun. Here are a few ideas that won’t…
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Aug 11, 2015 / Local Utah

Trade in Your Vacation for a Staycation

Summer vacations are out; staycations are in. Why? A staycation offers all the fun of a traditional vacation but will cost you less time, money and headache. Salt Lake City offers plenty of ways to cool down, see the sights and socialize – all without…
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Colorful Summer Events in Salt Lake City - The Color Run

Jul 02, 2015 / Local Utah

Colorful Summer Events in SLC

It’s summer in Salt Lake City. The skies are blue, the daffodils are yellow and winter’s white snow is just a faint memory. So put on some sunscreen, grab your shades and call your friends – it’s time to have some fun. We rounded up…
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