Financial Health


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What to expect when you’re expecting a recession

Watch as Wells Fargo experts discuss what’s happening in the economy, what this may mean for your portfolio, and how to stay focused on your financial goals.


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4 tips from experts for raising financially healthy, wealthy, and wise children

Wealth advisors share real-world strategies, plus mistakes to avoid, based on new survey data.


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How to recognize scams targeting older adults

Financial fraud and scams targeting older adults are on the rise. Preventing these fraud schemes starts with knowing how they work and what to look out for.


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5 steps to healthier finances

Sitting down once a year to complete a financial health checkup can keep you on track. Use these tips to assess your credit score, spending habits, budget, savings plan, and health insurance coverage.


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What does 2022 have in store for you?

Wells Fargo experts discuss how inflation, the economy, and the stock market might play out this year.


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Program helps Native Americans buy a home, enhance financial acumen

Nika Saunders, a U.S. National Guardsman and mother of three, purchased her first home in Anchorage, Alaska, thanks to support from the Cook Inlet Lending Center and Wells Fargo.


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How teens manage their money — and how parents can guide them

A new Wells Fargo survey about teens and money shows that although teens have more life experience than younger children, they still need adult guidance as they learn to manage money.


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Don’t wait – start your holiday shopping today

Hiring shortages, fuel spikes, and supply chain disruptions will make buying the perfect gift difficult this holiday season, Wells Fargo economists report.


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Don’t leave your disaster readiness to chance

Wells Fargo Home Lending survey finds that while 70% of Americans have been affected by natural disasters during their lifetime, only 29% have a detailed emergency plan.


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How to tell if your sweet talker is a scam artist

Romance scams are on the rise, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Here’s how a Wells Fargo team spotted red flags — and how you can, too.


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What’s in Chef Marcela’s ‘secret sauce’?

Celebrated chef, author, and the Food Network’s first Latina star shares elements of her recipe for success, including how her Mexican culture and heritage are infused in everything she dishes up.


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Lights, Camera, Active Cash

Showcasing her many talents, Academy Award-winning actress Regina King helps launch a new credit card and spurs the latest action in Wells Fargo’s long-standing commitment to equity.


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The big rethink: Globalization in the age of coronavirus

Learn what technology and the coronavirus pandemic may mean for globalization over the next decade.


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For women entrepreneurs, a way to Connect to More

The new Connect to MoreSM initiative links women business owners to mentoring, networks, and other support, encouraging them to invest in themselves.


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It’s time to declutter your wallet

Wells Fargo teamed up with personal finance and organizational experts Marsha Barnes and Jen Robin to bring the joy of simplicity to your finances with a wallet edit.


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How to break the money talk taboo

In Wells Fargo’s “About Money” podcast, host Michael Liersch helps families have honest discussions that can have positive impacts on their financial health for generations to come.


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Investment club helps teens get an ‘A’ in financial readiness

Most teens and parents give themselves a failing grade for their investment knowledge, according to a Wells Fargo survey. But programs such as Junior Investment Club are helping kids hone their investment acumen.


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From Bad Bunny to smart money

The new SUMA Wealth platform uses culturally relevant financial health entertainment to educate and empower young Latinos.


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A clearer picture of life without LIBOR

With preparations well in hand, the head of Wells Fargo’s LIBOR Transition Office says the industrywide shift away from LIBOR should be fairly uneventful.


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Five steps to a financial reset after COVID-19

@InspiredBudget creator and former teacher Allison Baggerly shares money moves that may help you emerge from the pandemic in better financial health.


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Creating financial victories on the homefront

Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation help veterans build financial stability with mortgage-free homes and mentorship.


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‘To fight poverty, we must have civil legal aid’

Viewpoints: For people experiencing poverty and facing challenges like eviction, paying for legal services is often difficult without the necessary resources and support, writes Steve Gottlieb, executive director of Atlanta Legal Aid Society.


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#ChooseToChallenge: How women are managing and leading through uncertainty

Aligning with the International Women’s Day theme of choosing to challenge, a recent Wells Fargo survey highlights how women are approaching finances in a changing world.


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‘Financial health is foundational to everything we do’ with HBCUs

Wells Fargo’s support of the Society for Financial Education & Professional Development’s Student Ambassador Program increases career opportunities and financial education for students at historically Black colleges and universities.


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Housing nonprofits mobilize to help renters in crisis

During the pandemic, many renters in a financial crunch have received help from housing nonprofits supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation and other philanthropic groups.


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Tips for embracing love and finance during COVID-19

A look at how couples are navigating financial, relationship, and family pressures during the pandemic.


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Taming the screen scraping problem

Millions of customers who use third-party finance apps are embracing Wells Fargo’s data exchange technology to ensure more control and security for their personal banking information.


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New investments to back Black-owned banking

Wells Fargo is working with minority depository institutions to help financially empower Black communities.


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Keeping people housed during COVID-19

Wells Fargo donated nearly $1.3 million for rental assistance relief and financial coaching for low-income renters in Los Angeles and San Francisco affected economically by COVID-19.


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‘Everything starts with place’

Banking support has given Wells Fargo a role in successful Native American and Alaska Native community-building efforts.


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The quest for a familiar Thanksgiving meal

Many food suppliers have overcome pandemic challenges as they prepare for Thanksgiving. Consumers can expect to see familiar items on the shelves, but with some price hikes and delivery delays.


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Growth and prosperity through changing times

Over 15 years, a Wells Fargo client serves a growing Spanish-speaking population and broader community through its church and school in Annapolis, Maryland.


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Tips for safeguarding against cyberthreats

Cybersecurity awareness is key to protecting customers from social engineering scams.


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Creating a ‘virtual dance world’ during a crisis

When classes and programs were halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy pivoted and is now virtually influencing people from around the world, thanks to a Paycheck Protection Program loan from Wells Fargo.


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Cultivating kidpreneurs for success

Amid the agricultural region of Central Valley, Leonor Hipólito and Wells Fargo are teaching children the skills to become small business owners.


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Ford Foundation forges a new path for philanthropic financing

First-of-its-kind bond sale increases grants to social justice organizations and other nonprofits.


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Real estate developer earns $30 million before the age of 30

Meet Patrick Jeune, a real estate developer who got his start as an entrepreneur when he was in college, with the help of Wells Fargo.


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Clear Access Banking: Peace of mind, no checkbook

Bank On-certified by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Wells Fargo’s new Clear Access BankingSM broadens access to mainstream banking and digital convenience.


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‘The people we serve are in effect financially invisible’

Viewpoints: For the 63 million unbanked and underbanked people in the U.S., the cost of living in the financial shadows is tremendous and further compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, writes José A. Quiñonez, founder of Mission Asset Fund.


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Fast-tracking stimulus payments to students

After COVID-19 upended life on campus, Stillman College worked quickly to distribute funds to its scattered student population.


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‘During difficult times, you’re supposed to use your gifts and services’

Nonprofits are providing free financial coaching and counseling to help people amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with support from Wells Fargo.


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LIBOR transition update: In flight

The head of Wells Fargo’s LIBOR Transition Office discusses the status of the industrywide effort to replace one of the most widely used financial benchmarks.


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Wells Fargo supports Washington, D.C., small businesses with $1 million in COVID-19 relief funding

The donation will address needs in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 by helping small businesses in Washington’s diverse and underserved communities obtain funding and support.


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‘It gives us real comfort and insurance’

With a Paycheck Protection Program loan from Wells Fargo, the nonprofit Hispanic Scholarship Fund can cover two months of payroll for its 51 employees.


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Providing virtual financial education for families and educators

As families and educators are adjusting to school closures and using virtual education amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many are turning to Hands on Banking®, Wells Fargo’s free, noncommercial online learning program.


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Wells Fargo helps recipients access COVID-19 stimulus payments

The company shares how to deposit and access the money quickly as the U.S. begins making Economic Impact Payments under the CARES Act.


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‘If everyone does their part, we’ll get through this’

A Los Angeles dentist gets mortgage payment relief from Wells Fargo to help his business survive amid COVID-19.


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Aid announced for customers and communities impacted by COVID-19

Commitments include suspending residential foreclosure sales, waiving fees, and donating $175 million to help communities.


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Beware of coronavirus phishing scams

Protect your personal information from cybercriminals.


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Wells Fargo announces it is seeking to commit up to $50 million in capital for Minority Depository Institutions

The investment furthers the company’s commitment to help African American communities succeed financially.


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2020 economic outlook: uncertainty amid a record expansion

Wells Fargo Securities experts note potential upside and downside risks to the economy in the year ahead.


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Consumers hold the cards to rewarding holidays

Using rewards credit cards smartly can help you save during the holidays, as long as you budget and pay off your balance in full each month.


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Retirees: Don’t forget to budget this holiday season

Tips for holiday spending to help retirees spread holiday cheer for many more years.


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Giving back: How to pick a charity and donate with confidence

Follow these tips for choosing and securely donating to a charitable organization.


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8 tips for savvy holiday spending

With the holiday season in full swing, Wells Fargo offers tips on how to use mobile and online banking features to track spending and help protect account information.


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The importance of good credit in achieving financial stability

Credit Builders Alliance is an innovative, nonprofit social enterprise that empowers hundreds of CDFIs and other nonprofit lenders to help low- and moderate-income individuals and families build strong credit and other financial assets.


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Tearing down barriers to employment for America’s military and their families

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative is connecting veterans, service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities.


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How and when to talk to kids about money

Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo’s free, noncommercial financial education Hands on Banking® program, shares information about a new youth digital learning center and how to teach kids about credit. 


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‘I have a background in cybersecurity … and I still got scammed’

Raising awareness of ‘smishing’ and other social engineering scams is critical as cybertheft evolves.


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8 financial tips for weathering disaster

Take it from a man who lost it all in Hurricane Katrina: Preparation pays off. Wells Fargo offers tips for those impacted by a natural disaster.


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What LIBOR’s end means for you

As the financial industry prepares to move away from a widely used benchmark, Brian Grabenstein, head of Wells Fargo’s LIBOR Transition Office, explains the tremendous effort that lies ahead.


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A moving experience: Tips to make a less stressful, smoother move

Whether it’s 5 miles or 500 miles, the experience of moving all that you own to a new place can be stressful and fraught with potential hazards. Here are some tips on how to make it go as smoothly as possible.


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6 tips to avoid another tax surprise in 2020

Whether you received a smaller refund or a larger tax bill than expected, now’s the time to help prevent a repeat result in 2020, say Wells Fargo wealth planners.


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Addressing the needs of unbanked and underbanked communities

Yvonne Green is one of five Bank On fellows working in communities around the country to help people in underserved neighborhoods achieve financial empowerment, thanks to Wells Fargo’s $1 million commitment.


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National Urban League: Dedicated to economic empowerment

In recognition of Black History Month, Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, reflects on the state of economic justice in the U.S.


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Love’s milestones: travel, money, and meeting the family

A new Wells Fargo survey shows how millennial couples bond over travel, family, spending habits, and credit card points.


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From survivor to mentor: Veteran shares her journey

Purple Heart recipient Marlene Rodriguez overcame trauma and despair by embracing sports, fitness, and faith. Now she mentors and brings hope to other veterans.


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Responding to the shutdown, one customer at a time

As a growing number of customers find themselves in a financial jam amid the partial government shutdown, Wells Fargo has mobilized to help meet their financial needs.


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Questions loom for an aging economic cycle

As the current economic expansion approaches the longest on record, Wells Fargo economists provide their domestic and global outlooks for 2019.


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5 tips for maximizing your credit card rewards this holiday season

From earning welcome bonuses to redeeming your points for charitable donations, credit card users have a variety of ways to get the most from their card rewards during the holidays.


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Ready for college? These webinars can help

Wells Fargo’s free webinar series, Preparing and Paying for College, returns with insights about the college admissions process.


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Looking for a scholarship? This site can help

TFS Scholarships gives students free access, thanks to Wells Fargo’s exclusive sponsorship, to more than 7 million scholarships totaling more than $41 billion.


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Cybersecurity tips for all generations

From malicious software to phishing emails, the prevalence of cyberattacks on the internet has created an urgent need for people of all ages to increase their cybersecurity awareness.


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Wells Fargo sheds checking fees for young adults

The company will no longer charge customers ages 17-24 a monthly service fee on select checking accounts.


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6 smart money tips for college students

Setting a budget and tracking spending are just the basics. Discover six must-have money management skills for mobile-savvy college students.


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‘Second chance’ banking helps customer bounce back

Nakiya Bonny’s Opportunity Checking account helped her overcome past challenges and become a comeback customer at Wells Fargo — one of few banks that offer “second chance” banking.


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5 financial tips for smooth summer travel

Big trip coming up? Better notify your bank. Here are some financial tips to ensure a smooth summer travel season.


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‘Money coach’ loves helping customers win

Adrian Simmons and other financial health bankers have helped more than 26,000 customers since Wells Fargo began its Financial Health Conversations program in 2015.


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A dream fulfilled, one deposit at a time

A meaningful conversation with her banker in Palm Harbor, Florida, helped Alexandra Wilkinson achieve her dream of traveling to Europe — and demonstrated the power of changes underway at Wells Fargo’s banks.


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2018 economic outlook: A cautiously optimistic tale

Wells Fargo economists share their 2018 economic outlook for the U.S. and global economies.


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3 steps to charitable giving

Beth Renner of Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Philanthropic Services group outlines three simple steps anyone can follow to build a charitable giving legacy.


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The CFE Fund: Helping cities help their residents find financial stability

Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund is implementing programs and training leaders to help expand access to financial services and education for unbanked and underbanked individuals.


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From the barracks to the backyard: Helping our veterans find their way home

Veterans are receiving financial mentoring through a home donation program from Military Warriors Support Foundation with help from Wells Fargo.


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FICO Credit Score access, financial health insights give customers ‘new hope’

Wells Fargo has expanded its free access to FICO® Scores to all consumer account holders who use online banking.


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4 questions to ask in every retirement plan

The newly released 2017 Wells Fargo Retirement Study confirms the importance of having a retirement plan to ensure future financial security.


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Soccer star Marco Fabián on money: Nothing is more important than ‘good advice’

Mexico national team soccer star Marco Fabián reflects on the sport he loves and his thoughts on managing money.


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From fast food worker to Los Angeles banker: One man’s journey

A Wells Fargo service manager in Los Angeles shares how BankWork$®, a free training program for financial services careers, changed his life.


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Sandwiched between parents and children? Here are some tips to help

For National Sandwich Generation Month, a Wells Fargo 401(k) plan professional offers ways to balance retirement savings with care for children and parents.


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‘I can feel that I’m making an impact’

More than 2,600 Wells Fargo team members provided financial education for American Banker Association®’s Teach Children to Save program.


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10 ways for college graduates to build a financial future

Preparing for life after college? Consider these tips for getting started on the right foot financially.


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Shifting from financial education to financial capability

Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo Hands on Banking®, answers questions about the financial education program’s newly released enhancements and focus.


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Nine travel tips for planning your first solo trip

If you’re getting ready for your very first solo vacation, here are some financial tips to help you make the most of your trip.


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Money talk puts trucker on the road to financial health

A new team of specially trained Wells Fargo Financial Health Bankers is helping thousands of customers who want to save more or strengthen their credit.


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New study: Planners have the edge in retirement saving

With the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index at a 16-year-high, a Wells Fargo leader underscores a key finding from that research: planning matters


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A bank for life

A retiree in Greenwich, Connecticut, said Wells Fargo was there for her in times of need — and remains a part of her life 35 years later.


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How to detect IRS imposter scams

IRS imposters use many tactics to target potential victims. Here are some tips to help recognize and avoid common scams.


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Small businesses most optimistic since 2008, index reports

The latest quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted in November after the presidential election, highlights small business owners’ priorities for president-elect Donald Trump and Congress.


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2017 economic outlook: Risk and reward in an aging business cycle

Wells Fargo economists share their thoughts on the 2017 U.S. and global economies.


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Mobile holiday shoppers take note: 10 tips to keep your data safe

With one in three shoppers expected to use mobile devices this year for holiday purchases, Wells Fargo offers fraud-fighting tips.


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‘Another good holiday shopping season’ in 2016, economist says

Economist Michael Brown answers questions about the recently released Wells Fargo Securities 2016 Holiday Sales Outlook.


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Mobile Response Unit speeds relief for flood victims

Wells Fargo dispatched financial first responders — a mobile ATM and a “mortgage office on wheels” — to help Louisiana flood victims quickly access cash and process loan payoffs so they could begin the process of repairing or rebuilding their homes.


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More than one winning hand in Nevada’s economy

New USA Today/Wells Fargo research finds Nevadans confident about the state’s business climate and the success of efforts to diversify the economy.


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More than a number, FICO scores put customers in control

Two million customers have viewed their FICO score (and related credit tips) since Wells Fargo began offering the free program in March.


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Eye-opener: The cost of waiting to save for retirement

Most millennials know that preparing for retirement someday is important, but when to start? A Wells Fargo leader shows the difference just nine years can make.


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It’s personal: Taking aim at identity theft

A woman had just bought a new PC and fell for an online tech support scam. Her first call was to a friend at Wells Fargo, who walked her through the steps to avoid identity theft.


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A ‘bridge’ for small businesses in California

When small businesses (like this farm) are ready to grow but can’t easily get a loan, a nonprofit supported by Wells Fargo can help with funding and mentoring.


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Hoosiers: Economic acceleration slow but steady in Indiana

‘Our goal is to make this a place people want to come and work and be successful’


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South Dakotans: Bullish on present and future

‘I came back and started my new business here because I believe that the economic environment is one of the best in the country.’


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Six tips to teach your children how to save

Want to help your kids develop lifelong savings habits? Here are suggestions to get started.


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Americans: Economy is greener on my side of the fence

New USA Today/Wells Fargo research suggests U.S. residents are feeling better about their own finances and local economies than the U.S. economy overall.


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Credit card rewards that fill a gas tank — and a wallet

A 19-year-old customer is among those discovering innovation and convenience in Wells Fargo’s enhanced credit card program — Go Far Rewards.


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Millions of eligible customers to receive free access to their FICO Credit Score

Wells Fargo has begun introducing free, ongoing access to FICO® Credit Scores for all of its eligible consumer credit customers.


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Building confidence when ‘it isn’t easy to talk about money’

In Oregon, a retired couple found the advice — and technical expertise — they need to manage their spending after visiting the local Wells Fargo banking store.


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Dispelling myths: ‘Millennials aren’t so different from past generations’

Two Wells Fargo economists discuss the Wells Fargo Securities Economics Group’s series of reports about millennials and “what the data actually says about this generation.”


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Narrowing the ‘wealth gap’ for Hispanic households

Representatives from Wells Fargo and a national association for Hispanic real estate professionals discuss an effort to help families save, start businesses, and send their kids to college.


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Holiday sales: ‘A little more purchasing power for the consumer’

Economist Michael Brown answers questions about the recently released Wells Fargo Securities 2015 Holiday Sales Outlook.


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10 things you can do to manage credit

For national Get Smart About Credit month, Wells Fargo’s Gary Korotzer shares his tips on how you can manage credit.


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Two common social media scams and how to avoid them

Card cracking and clickjacking – among the latest social media scams – use hyperlinks or promises of financial windfalls to defraud you or steal your identity.


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Putting college freshmen on solid financial footing

Freshmen at Florida Gulf Coast University learn the basics of money management in Budgeting 101, an orientation session taught by Wells Fargo.


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Panel: Keeping the faith in higher education despite rising costs, debt

In a program sponsored by Wells Fargo, a trio of education-finance experts offer an analysis of rising student-loan debt and make a case for still believing in the value of a college education.


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Parents, it’s also time for us to get college ready

With tuition on the rise, the head of Wells Fargo’s private student loan business outlines ways to get college ready financially and improve your ability to manage expenses.


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Banking guidance sparks teacher’s financial recovery

Teacher Richard Leistiko embarked on a financial transformation that helped him pay off debt, improve his credit score, and build up an emergency fund.


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Banking support for service members away from home

Wells Fargo’s Military Banking call center focuses solely on helping members of the military with their unique financial needs.


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Millennials create remedies for improving their financial health

College students competed in Wells Fargo’s first Campus Protothon to come up with new ideas for how millennials can become more fiscally fit.


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Campus Countdown sweepstakes winner ready to go back to class

California student Michael Ramirez can afford to head back to college now, thanks to Wells Fargo’s Campus Countdown sweepstakes.

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