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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 First created the Savings for Success program—just for high school students—to…
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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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Shoe a Little Love

Dec 01, 2021 / Local Utah

Shoe a Little Love this Holiday Season

At Utah First, we’re always looking for ways to be significant in the lives of our members and our community. And what better time of year to be significant than the holiday season? Every year, Utah First and The Community Volunteers of Utah join forces…
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Crystal Performance Award

Nov 08, 2021 / News

Utah First Credit Union Wins 7th Straight Crystal Performance Award

As a credit union that’s hyper focused on the people and community we love (our name says it all), we’ve always known that we’re a little different. We take pride in helping people, and the results usually follow. It’s a different approach in the financial…
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Aug 04, 2021 / Local Utah

Introducing the Cash for College Scholarship

At Utah First, our mission is to be significant in the lives of our members. Sometimes that means helping a young family finance their first home. Sometimes it means finding the right loan to help someone get back on track with their credit. And sometimes…
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Mar 04, 2021 / Home Equity

One Big Reason to Use Your HELOC This March

March is known for a lot of things—the luck of the Irish, the Ides of March, in like a lion and out like a lamb. March brings the first days of spring, Daylight Savings Time, Women’s History Month, and even National Dentist’s Day (yes, that…
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Apr 16, 2020 / Money Tips

How does the CARES stimulus impact you?

As a result of the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the federal government passed the CARES Act, a historic economic stimulus that will distribute $2.2 trillion in financial aid to businesses, households, and healthcare organizations. How does it impact you?    
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Apr 07, 2020 / Money Tips

4 Ways to Weather a Financial Storm

Have you ever been outdoors when the weather turned suddenly? The skies darken and the rain starts to pour, and your natural response is to take cover. You want to stay safe and comfortable, and wait for the weather to improve. The same applies to…
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Apr 03, 2020 / News

Small Businesses Rescue Loans: Understanding the Federal Paycheck Protection Program

The spread of coronavirus has impacted businesses, both large and small. With the sudden, dramatic dip in consumer spending, many companies are anticipating several months of financial hardship. In an effort to alleviate the severe economic impacts of the pandemic, the federal government enacted a…
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Mar 31, 2020 / News

Coronavirus: What to expect regarding your personal finances

As the situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we want you to know that we’re here for you. A worldwide pandemic is never an easy thing to endure. It introduces fear and worry for personal health and safety, as well as economic stability. But…
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