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Utah's pro-business environment throws a rope to national economy

Business friendly regulation and low taxes bring companies to Utah, spur growth and set an example across the country. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2013

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Types of Retirement Accounts

It's never too early to start planning for retirement. There are various types of retirement accounts that allow you to start saving for the future your way - so when you retire, you can hopefully... Read more »

July 26, 2013

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Is Investing the Same as Gambling?

Have you ever felt that investing is a bit too much like gambling? Dr. Robert Dubil, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Utah reminds us that investing is not exactly betting in a... Read more »

July 24, 2013

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Tuacahn Amphitheatre - Speaking on Business

The outdoor Tuacahn Amphitheatre outside St. George, Utah performs a variety of Broadway plays. Last year alone it attracted 265,000 guests. That's the second highest tourist attraction in southern... Read more »

July 22, 2013

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Tips for Your Resume

Zions Bank Senior Recruiter, Chad Brown shares what he thinks makes a resume stand out. He says, "Be concise. Put the most relevant information as close to the top as you can." Read more »

July 18, 2013

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The Value of Being a Well-Educated Investor

In 1897, the San Francisco Call published an article that noted: "To the citizen thus engaged in business, the intrinsic value of thorough knowledge cannot be disputed. With it he can confidently... Read more »

July 16, 2013

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Designing Your Career

In the job world, skills, knowledge, and requirements for success are constantly changing and evolving. How does one progress and succeed in this shifting environment? Connie De Ianni discusses how... Read more »

July 14, 2013

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Family Finance: Why Women Need a Plan

Summary: When Tiana was 18, her father unexpectedly died of a heart attack. Now she speaks to women nationwide, urging them to do what her father and mother did not: make a plan that can help your... Read more »

July 12, 2013

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Credit Q&A: Surprising answers to common questions

The following common consumer credit questions were posed to representatives from Experian, a global information services company that, among other objectives, assists individual consumers and... Read more »

July 10, 2013

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The Importance of Diversification

Diversification and asset allocation are strategies used to reduce risk exposure when investing. Learn more by watching this short video. Read more »

July 10, 2013

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Harris Simmons and Zions Bank Participate in 2013 Teach Children to Save Day

Guadalupe School 4th grade students learned how to be penny pinchers from Zions Bancorporation Chairman, President and CEO Harris Simmons in honor of National Teach Children to Save Day. Read more »

July 8, 2013

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Intrepid museum captures spirit of freedom, reminder of sacrifice

Capturing a piece of history, the USS Intrepid reminds us of many who sacrificed for our country. The magnificent ship now serves as The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Read more »

July 5, 2013

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Essential Purpose Bonds

Essential purpose bonds are bonds issued by municipalities to fund essential, traditional public projects. Learn how they are secured and why they are generally believed to be of higher quality and... Read more »

July 5, 2013

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Contrarian Investing

Learn what Contrarian Investing is, and the reasons an investor might use this contradictory investment strategy, in this short video. Read more »

July 2, 2013

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Kennecott landslide threatened an Olympic medals mine

Did the Kennecott Mine landslide bury plans for future Olympic medals? Company officials say they'll dig up the precious metals in other mines and keep competing. Read more »

July 1, 2013

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Making a Case for Cash in Your Investment Portfolio

The argument can reasonably be made that for purposes of liquidity and flexibility, investors should consider keeping cash in their portfolios. Discover how cash can help you plan for meeting... Read more »

June 27, 2013

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Oasis Cafe - Speaking on Business

June 26, 2013

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Salt Lake Chamber Recognizes Harris H. Simmons and A. Scott Anderson as Giants in Our City

Harris H. Simmons, Chairman, President, and CEO of Zions Bancorporation, and A. Scott Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zions First National Bank were both honored as Giants In Our... Read more »

June 25, 2013

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The Gym at City Creek - Speaking on Business

Take a tour of the new fitness center at City Creek -The Gym. Read more »

June 24, 2013

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Get more with your score: 3 actions that affect your credit

As seen at myfico.com here are three characteristics that high achievers have in common. Read more »

June 17, 2013

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Types of Debt Securities

Discover different types of debt instruments, including government securities, government agencies, municipal bonds, and corporate bonds. Read more »

June 17, 2013

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Tanner Dance

Tanner Dance brings dance opportunities to public school students, serving more than 4,000 students each week. Read more »

June 16, 2013

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Zions Direct University: Certificates of Deposit

Learn about certificates of deposit, or CDs, including their qualities, risks, and how to determine if they would be good addition to your investment portfolio. This educational video is part of... Read more »

June 14, 2013

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4 Points to Know About Gift Taxes

Do you know the difference between a Gift Tax and an Estate Tax? Do you understand the laws that have been changed concerning these taxes? Dirk Samson, of Western National Trust Company, explains... Read more »

June 12, 2013

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Fendall's of Ogden

Fendall's of Ogden is anything but your typical ice cream parlor. Owner Sheri Morreale has brought her own unique touch to both the shop and its menu. Discover how Zions Bank is helping Sheri keep... Read more »

June 11, 2013

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Zions Direct University: Time Value of Money

Time can be a critical factor when it comes to investing and borrowing money. Learn about the influence it can have on the value of a dollar in this short video. This educational video is part of... Read more »

June 10, 2013

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Hogle Zoo - Speaking on Business

Hogle Zoo now has even more to offer with the Rocky Shores exhibit. It's the largest and most expensive exhibit the Zoo has ever had, and provides a sanctuary for many animals that had nowhere else... Read more »

June 9, 2013

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Understanding Compound Interest

This video introduces the concept of compound interest and explains how it may benefit investors. Read more »

June 8, 2013

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From Our Desk to Yours: Trending topics among Zions Direct investors

In April, we had concerns regarding how interest rates affect the trading price of a preferred stock and also the difference between managed funds and index funds. Read more »

June 6, 2013

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Utah Jazz - Speaking on Business

The Utah Jazz continue to entertain and inspire, not only on the court but off through the Jr. Jazz program. This program's effects are felt further than just the Utah borders. Learn more about... Read more »

June 4, 2013

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Women's Financial Group - Building Financial Awareness

Cory Gardiner discusses the importance of budgeting, setting goals and reaching out for support. The Women's Financial Group is available to help with everything from budgeting basics to small... Read more »

May 31, 2013

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Non-Competitive Bids Now Available through Zions Direct Auctions

This function allows bidders who know they want a particular security regardless of the final market-clearing yield to ensure their place in an auction. Read more »

May 31, 2013

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Get Paid to Save on 5/29

May 29 is National 529 College Savings Day. If you have been considering opening one of these specialized savings accounts for a child, grandchild, or even yourself, you may be able to benefit from... Read more »

May 29, 2013

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Video: Opportunity Village and Their Magical Forest

Opportunity Village's Magical Forest helps raise funds for adults with physical and developmental disabilities. Read more »

March 7, 2013

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Video: Fixed income investments

Learn more about fixed income investments and how they work in this video. Read more »

March 7, 2013

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Is Investing the Same as Gambling?

Investors can mitigate risk by constructing a well-diversified portfolio over a long period of time. Read more »

March 7, 2013

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Trending topics among Zions Direct investors

Zions Direct answers frequently asked questions from their investors. Read more »

March 7, 2013

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Video: Tanner Dance - Dancers with Disabilities

Children express themselves and enjoy the art of dance regardless of their varying abilities. Read more »

March 7, 2013

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Video: Learn about the four markets

This educational video is part of Zions Direct University’s Beginner series. Read more »

March 6, 2013

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Video: Charity Auctions with Scott Anderson and David Hemingway

Money may not buy happiness, but it can certainly increase hope. Read more »

March 6, 2013

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Build portfolio, community through Zions Direct charity auctions

Zions Direct charity auction platform is a great way to bolster philanthropic efforts by investing. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2013

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