Aug 07, 2018 / Credit

4 Money Saving Ideas for the School Year

Back-to-school season is one of the most expensive times of the year. There are books to buy and tuition to pay. And If you have little ones, back-to-school clothes, backpacks, computers, fees, and supplies don’t come cheap. But with this impending demand for your dollars, there are a few tricks to save money. Here are…
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Nov 14, 2017 / Visa Cards

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Our Orange Platinum Visa Card

Orange Platinum is the new color of credit card rewards. Utah First Credit Union’s Orange Platinum Visa is rewriting the playbook on credit card benefits. Of course, it comes equipped with every other benefit a Utah First credit card has to offer, but there’s more…
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Nov 28, 2016 / Money Tips

Credit Card Tips for the Smart Holiday Shopper

‘Tis the season of overspending, overeating, and listening to Christmas music until your ears bleed. We can’t do much to help you about the last two (earbuds, anyone?), but we do have some credit card tips that will help you be a smart shopper this…
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Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

Dec 14, 2015 / Visa Cards

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

Millions of Americans are scrambling to buy gifts for their families and friends. It’s a holiday tradition. But whipping out your wallet without a solid spending plan can get you into serious trouble. It’s not too late to establish some ground rules for your holiday…
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Person Using Credit Card with EMV Technology for Fraud Protection

Oct 02, 2015 / Visa Cards

New EMV Chip Tech: How it Protects You from Fraud

It just got a little safer for you to use your credit card. After gaining popularity in Canada and Europe, the availability of EMV Chip technology is growing throughout the US. If you have a Utah First Platinum VISA, your next card will be protected…
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Man Juggling to Illustrate the Challenge of Multiple Credit Cards - Balance Transfer Can Simplify

Dec 29, 2014 / Visa Cards

5 Great Times for a Balance Transfer

With the holiday gifting in the books, you may have already peeked at your credit card bills. If Santa was a little too generous this year, or you want to consolidate other debt, a balance transfer may be the best option. Here are five times…
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Credit Card Shopping Tips for the Holidays

Dec 12, 2014 / Visa Cards

5 Credit Card Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is the happiest time of year—and often the most expensive. Having the cash at hand to pay for holiday travel, gifts, feasts, decorations and celebrations can be difficult. But indiscriminately throwing your credit around can lead to a new year full of…
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