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Sep 16, 2022 / Money Tips

7 Ways to Overcome Overspending

As inflation and interest rates rise and the market continues to show signs of slowing down, saving money has been on nearly everyone’s mind. If you’ve gotten into some suboptimal savings and spending habits over the past few years, you’re not alone. You’re also wise to recognize overspending when you see it. Try these strategies…
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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…
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Apr 30, 2019 / Money Tips

3 Ways to Save at Utah First

Life is all about finding the right fit. It’s true for friends, careers, communities, and even your financial goals. When you find the right fit for saving money, your financial goals can become realities. And at Utah First, it’s our job to help you find…
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Mar 21, 2019 / Money Tips

How a Money Market Account Can Help You Save Smarter

Being smart with your savings is the first rule of finance. But saving money is much easier said than done. With so many demands on your dollars, even before your paycheck comes in, savings can sometimes feel like an afterthought. Unfortunately, this is a backwards…
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Nov 07, 2018 / Money Tips

3 Benefits of a Money Market Account

A savings account should offer three key benefits: security, accessibility, and a good interest rate. But not all savings plans check all three boxes. For example, you could put money under your mattress where it’s readily accessible, but not exactly secure. And it’s certainly not…
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Oct 18, 2018 / Money Tips

Everything You Need to Know About Opening a Money Market Account

Are you ready to get serious about your savings? Maybe you have a big payment coming down the road like tuition, mortgage, rent, or taxes. Or, you just want to set aside some money for the inevitable emergency travel, repair, or medical cost. Whatever your…
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