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May 27, 2022 / Money Tips

How to Choose the Right Checking Account

A checking account is a checking account is a checking account. You put your money in, you take your money out, you get a little interest, and that’s what it’s all about. You can find the same hokey-pokey routine at every bank or credit union in Utah, right? Not so fast! While there are many…
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Jan 14, 2021 / Money Tips

What’s the True Cost of Courtesy Pay?

You’ve probably heard the term “courtesy pay” before. Essentially, it’s a service provided by your bank or credit union to cover insufficient funds in your checking account. Courtesy pay can kick in to cover a purchase, so you can avoid the embarrassment and inconvenience of a declined…
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Sep 26, 2018 / Money Tips

Why Having a Low Overdraft Fee is So Important

We’ve all been there before – that moment at the checkout counter when you swipe your card with one hand and cross your fingers with the other, hoping that you have enough funds to cover the purchase. If you don’t have overdraft protection, the transaction…
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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,…
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Which Checking Account Works for You?

May 15, 2018 / News

Which Utah First Checking Account is Right for You?

Nearly everyone has a checking account. But, did you know that not all checking accounts are created equal? And, depending on your situation, your checking account can give you different benefits. So, if you’re still taking a one-size-fits-all approach to your accounts, here are three…
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