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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” issue on an annual basis for the past 30 years.…
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Oct 03, 2018 / Money Tips

Why a Money Market Account Makes Sense

Life is all about compromise. A concession here and a settlement there; you meet in the middle and move forward with a decision. You might not get everything you want, but you’re happy with the end result because that’s how life works, right? The ability…
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Jul 10, 2018 / News

Forbes Names Utah First One of America’s Best In State Credit Unions

Utah First Credit Union has been named one of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions by Forbes Magazine. This is the first ever Best-In-State list of banks and credit unions published by Forbes, which designated between one and five financial institutions in each state, depending on the…
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Jun 12, 2018 / Homes

How Much Should I Put Down on a New Home?

The sticker shock of buying a new home can be extreme. On top of the actual purchase price—which likely includes several more digits than just about anything you’ve ever purchased—you’ll have to pay insurance expenses, closing costs, property taxes, utility and repair expenses, and the…
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May 29, 2018 / Homes

5 Common Questions of First-Time Homebuyers

Buying a home is a big decision. From researching the market to applying for a loan and actually making an offer, a lot goes into buying a home. And, the process can be especially complicated for first-time homebuyers. If you’re gearing up to buy your…
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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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May 08, 2018 / News

What to Expect as a Member at Utah First Credit Union  

Whether you’re looking for a new credit union, or just wondering what other options are out there, knowing what goes into making a great financial partner is key. Of course, you should expect top-tier service and help in achieving your financial goals. But, your experience…
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Apr 10, 2018 / News

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Become a Member at Utah First

  We live in the Information Age. With the Internet at our fingertips, we can access endless amounts of information on almost any topic. As a result, consumers are spending more time researching even the simplest of purchases. And yet, we continue to find that…
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Jun 27, 2017 / News

Top 3 Reasons Why Credit Unions Are The Smart Choice

Credit Unions vs. Banks: It’s a divide as dramatic as Batman vs. Superman. OK, so you may not go to the movies to see it play out, but your decision of where to do business has a significant impact on your financial future — and…
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Jun 08, 2017 / Money Tips

Piggy Bank 101: Teaching Kids Smart Money Habits

Did you know that children form spending habits as young as age 7? When your kids reach adulthood, you will have taught them countless lessons. And certainly among those should be smart money habits. Don’t wait until they leave for college to talk about responsible money management.…
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