5 shopping tips to maximize holiday cheer
Given inflation and a looming recession, what can consumers do this holiday season? Four experts share their tips.
Given inflation and a looming recession, what can consumers do this holiday season? Four experts share their tips.
Westrock Coffee CEO and Co-founder Scott Ford offers a fair wage to millions of farmers globally, and training to thousands of smallholder farmers, with support and financing from Wells Fargo.
Warrior Rising, with funding from Wells Fargo, offers veterans mentoring, education, networking, and more as they pursue a path to business ownership.
The owners of Roco 4x4 are proving it’s possible to not just survive, but thrive in a family business.
Financial coaches are creating lasting change in communities across the country from within Wells Fargo branches as part of a collaboration with Operation HOPE.
Minneapolis mom hurdles final homebuying barrier with a hand from a determined mortgage consultant and a closing cost credit.
Hundreds of women entrepreneurs are building powerful peer networks as part of Wells Fargo’s relationship with the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.
The prices of gasoline, airfare, propane, and food are all up double-digits from 2021.
After feeling the crunch of sky-high rental rates, Buwa Binitie founded Dantes Partners to bring “luxury affordable” housing to Washington, D.C.
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.
Wealth advisors share real-world strategies, plus mistakes to avoid, based on new survey data.
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.
Where We Live helps small businesses take the next step in Washington, D.C.
Launching one of the country’s only woman-owned Indian jewelry stores wasn’t easy. But Priya Vasan knew she could do it.
The Wells Fargo Innovation Challenge invites companies to develop innovative solutions for the next big shift in the financial ecosystem.
Viewpoints: An early-stage entrepreneur has a unique opportunity to set up her business with fair pay and compensation practices from the start in order to build the strong, fair, equitable, and resilient company of her dreams, writes Nicola Corzine, founding executive director of Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.
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.
Wells Fargo’s Open for Business Fund is helping thousands of small business owners navigate the pandemic and plan for the future.
Dr. TaQuina Warren — a pharmacist known as Dr. Tee — fulfilled her dream of opening a pharmacy where she can not only fill prescriptions, but guide others toward better health.
Wells Fargo experts discuss how inflation, the economy, and the stock market might play out this year.
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.
Wells Fargo is collaborating with HSBC to optimize settlement of foreign exchange transactions and reduce settlement risk.
Wells Fargo’s Hope, USA is a nationwide initiative investing in beautifying business districts in more than a dozen cities across the country this holiday season.
Imperial Caribbean & Seafood restaurant, which opened during the pandemic, is now a community staple, thanks to the community revitalization efforts of the People’s Emergency Center and Wells Fargo.
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.
Hiring shortages, fuel spikes, and supply chain disruptions will make buying the perfect gift difficult this holiday season, Wells Fargo economists report.
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.
After more than a full year, the Open for Business Fund enters its third phase: focusing on grants to nonprofits for sustaining small businesses like LA’s Los Taquero Mucho for the long term.
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.
Hope, USA invests in small business revitalization efforts and encourages shoppers to support small and local businesses.
A new Wells Fargo program helps early-career professionals stretch into in-demand, leading-edge roles, while supporting increased use of the customer-centric framework.
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.
A Phoenix business survives a fire, and the pandemic, with the help of a grant through the Open for Business fund.
Wells Fargo and NeighborhoodLIFT® partner Avenue have committed nearly $15 million to boosting homeownership in Houston.
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.
Learn what technology and the coronavirus pandemic may mean for globalization over the next decade.
Wells Fargo helps Riboli Family Wines ‘always move forward.’
Integrity Staffing Solutions finds the perfect fit of shared values and financial expertise with Wells Fargo to help navigate business challenges, including the pandemic, and place more than 1 million people in jobs.
The new Connect to MoreSM initiative links women business owners to mentoring, networks, and other support, encouraging them to invest in themselves.
New grants supported by Wells Fargo’s Open for Business Fund offer technical assistance — connecting small businesses to critical resources in some of the communities hardest hit by the pandemic.
Helped by Wells Fargo’s Open for Business Fund, a small ice cream sandwich business has been able to stay open during the pandemic — and continue to share a sweet family recipe.
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.
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.
Through its Open for Business Fund and the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo is continuing to support small businesses in Minneapolis with the capital and resources they need to make a way to stay open, day after day.
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.
For National Homeownership Month, a discussion with the head of Wells Fargo Home Lending Kristy Fercho.
Through its Open for Business Fund and participation in the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo is continuing to support small businesses in Washington, D.C., with the capital and resources they need to make a way to stay open, day after day.
Nonprofits MANNA and Building Bridges Across the River/11th Street Bridge Park are preparing Washington, D.C., residents for homeownership and providing access to affordable homes through the Ward 8 Homebuyers Club, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.
The new SUMA Wealth platform uses culturally relevant financial health entertainment to educate and empower young Latinos.
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.
Viewpoints: It is essential that we all draw on the lessons of the past year and see them as opportunities for advancement in the future, writes Susan Au Allen, national president and CEO of US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation.
Wells Fargo commissioned artists to design commemorative “Open” signs inspired by small businesses the company has supported.
In troubled times for transportation and travel, banking partners helped the storied James River Transportation company keep rolling.
Small business owners like Zhe Scott have received $1,000 grants, technical assistance, and business coaching from the Long Beach Economic Partnership’s Small Business Resiliency Microgrant Program with support from Wells Fargo.
Qumu Corporation, a major player in enterprise video technology, has seen demand soar during the pandemic; Wells Fargo to support efforts for continued growth.
Through its Open for Business Fund and the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo is continuing to support small businesses in California with the capital and resources they need to make a way to stay open, day after day.
A recently announced collaboration with Duke Energy and NextEra Energy Resources represents another step in Wells Fargo’s goal to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Through its Open for Business Fund and the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo is continuing to support small businesses in Pennsylvania with the capital and resources they need to make a way to stay open, day after day.
@InspiredBudget creator and former teacher Allison Baggerly shares money moves that may help you emerge from the pandemic in better financial health.
Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation help veterans build financial stability with mortgage-free homes and mentorship.
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.
Small business owners like Roxanne Best have been able to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to low-interest loans from Northwest Native Development Fund and a grant from Wells Fargo’s Open for Business Fund.
After 30 years of running his company Best Glass, Bob Hittenberger knows that navigating the challenges of business ownership often comes down to who you can count on — and who can count on you.
With Wells Fargo’s help, Carmen Nazario keeps building ELYON International — a multimillion dollar, veteran- and woman-owned IT services company with a global outlook.
The nonprofit MoFi is providing working capital to small businesses through its new Thrive loan program, thanks to a $2.1 million grant from Wells Fargo’s Open for Business Fund.
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.
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.
Through earthquakes, fires, and the Great Depression, five generations have continued to craft premium chocolate.
A look at how couples are navigating financial, relationship, and family pressures during the pandemic.
From business plan to brewery man — Jose Beteta’s Raíces Brewing Co. is crafting a new take on Latino beer.
JC Lofton Tailors is continuing a family legacy that has been around for almost a century, with the help of a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo through Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
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.
Wells Fargo is working with minority depository institutions to help financially empower Black communities.
With their upcycled fabric creations, refugee artisans are supporting their families, protecting the environment and public health, and putting a Seattle neighborhood’s revitalization plan into action.
Viewpoints: As housing costs continue to rise, low-income families of color need more access to affordable housing and a pathway to homeownership, writes Donald Gilmore, executive director of Community Housing Development Corporation.
Out of work, hospitalized, and separated from family, Feliton Gauthier was able to get back on his feet financially, with help from a nonprofit housing agency and Wells Fargo.
Through the Open for Business Fund, Wells Fargo is supporting nonprofits that provide needed capital, technical support, and long-term resiliency programs for small businesses.
Major players in the cotton industry pivot to manufacture testing swabs and personal protective equipment, with help from Wells Fargo.
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.
With many consumers shifting to online shopping in lieu of visiting stores amid the pandemic, digital financial awareness is more important than ever for safe and successful shopping on the web.
Wells Fargo is encouraging everyone to shop local this holiday season and is deploying more than $50 million from its Open for Business Fund to help small businesses.
Banking support has given Wells Fargo a role in successful Native American and Alaska Native community-building efforts.
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.
Hispanics led the U.S. out of the Great Recession, but may face stronger headwinds in the COVID-19 crisis. Wells Fargo advances its commitment to Hispanic homeownership.
The new navigation feature of Wells Fargo’s mobile banking app simplifies access to the most common transactions for customers — many who became new adopters during the pandemic.
From food truck owners to salsa makers, many culinary entrepreneurs are tapping the commercial kitchens of PREP Atlanta, boosting its expansion plan financed by Wells Fargo.
Over 15 years, a Wells Fargo client serves a growing Spanish-speaking population and broader community through its church and school in Annapolis, Maryland.
City leaders and nonprofits in Portland, Oregon, are boosting Black homeownership through down payment aid and other incentives, supported in part by Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT.
Cybersecurity awareness is key to protecting customers from social engineering scams.
In honor of National Good Neighbor Day on Sept. 28, read stories of how Wells Fargo has helped bring neighbors and their communities together.
As its advertising revenue cratered from COVID-19, the publisher of the 169-year-old Mountain Democrat turned to Wells Fargo for help securing a PPP loan.
A Wells Fargo banker helps Latino-owned Los 3 Pollos restaurant group grow a family business in greater Los Angeles.
Six housing innovators received $2.5 million awards to create housing affordability solutions across the U.S.
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.
Amid the agricultural region of Central Valley, Leonor Hipólito and Wells Fargo are teaching children the skills to become small business owners.
Wells Fargo Foundation donates $1.8 million to support housing initiatives led by six CDFIs in the country’s poorest communities.
First-of-its-kind bond sale increases grants to social justice organizations and other nonprofits.
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.
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.
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.
The crisis of housing affordability in the United States is much more than a problem of demand exceeding supply. The Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge will help close the affordable housing gap by elevating and transforming housing affordability innovations into real solutions. Judges who are experts in the industry will choose top competitors who bring standout affordable housing innovations promising new ways to meet the urgent need for affordable housing in communities across the United States.
Without financing, good ideas to address housing affordability often never get off the ground. Because of a number of complexities, it can sometimes be more expensive to build affordable housing than it is to build market rate properties. In this episode, judges and administrators of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge discuss problems and opportunities associated with financing.
With land scarcity, zoning challenges, and ever increasing costs, the building of new affordable housing is a complex undertaking. In this episode, judges and administrators of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge discuss the complexities and opportunities present in the construction of safe, clean, affordable housing, as well as the potential of green building as a factor in affordability solutions.
Helping people sustain safe, affordable housing that they can utilize as a fundamental building block for health and economic well-being is key to closing opportunity gaps and eradicating generations of systemic racial disparity. Resident support services are an area of focus for the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge because they help provide infrastructure for resident well-being and economic mobility, and they contribute to healthy communities. In this episode, judges and administrators of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge discuss problems and opportunities.
The need for affordable, well-designed homes continues to exceed supply in the United States. Wells Fargo has launched the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge in collaboration with Enterprise Community Partners to close the affordable housing gap by elevating and transforming housing affordability innovations into real solutions. The Challenge will award six grants of more than $2 million each to innovators across the U.S. in the areas of construction, finance, and resident support services to bring their ideas to reality. In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together the Challenge’s judges and administrators — thought leaders from across the industry — to discuss the housing affordability quagmire, the priorities of the competition, and the areas of opportunity for innovation in creating impactful solutions.
With many people taking to the outdoors to explore socially distant tracks and trails, powersports companies are experiencing a surprising sales boom.
After COVID-19 upended life on campus, Stillman College worked quickly to distribute funds to its scattered student population.
Despite the pandemic, Anne Fenkner celebrates completing her final mortgage payment six years early with a COVID-19-compliant parade.
After schools closed and GES International Education’s marquee summer camps shuttered because of COVID-19, owner Jenny Li shifted to an online model to help students “find their genius.”
Wells Fargo is donating approximately $400 million in Paycheck Protection Program processing fees through a new program to support small businesses owned by people who have been hit hardest by COVID-19.
The nonprofit Interise and Wells Fargo are helping small businesses survive during the COVID-19 crisis.
One couple’s story shows the resilience of homebuyers as the housing market adjusts to new ways of buying.
Nonprofits are providing free financial coaching and counseling to help people amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with support from Wells Fargo.
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.
From the COVID-19 pandemic to soaring unemployment, African Americans face a number of challenges to homebuying this year. Cerita Battles of Wells Fargo discusses the commitment to boost African American homeownership amid adversity.
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.
With a Paycheck Protection Program loan from Wells Fargo, the nonprofit Hispanic Scholarship Fund can cover two months of payroll for its 51 employees.
Housing nonprofits like Beyond Housing in St. Louis and LA Family Housing in Los Angeles are continuing to support their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic — while also pivoting their focuses to meet the immediate needs.
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.
With digital banking usage rising at a near historic pace, Wells Fargo and other banks have geared up to handle the growing customer demand during the coronavirus crisis.
Learn to recognize increasingly common scams and how to avoid them.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, first-time homeowners D’Arcy and Mallory Furniss joined hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S. who have bought homes this year despite the public health emergency and economic fallout.
As the world copes with the economic impact of COVID-19, Wells Fargo continues to invest in community organizations that offer U.S. small businesses access to capital and financial education.
The COVID-19 crisis has left many people unemployed and others uncertain about their jobs. An Arizona couple received badly needed help from their Wells Fargo banker.
A new approach in Los Angeles may offer a solution to housing affordability nationwide. Abode Communities talks about their model and supporting residents during the COVID-19 crisis.
With its usual hand sanitizer supplier depleted by COVID-19 demand, Wells Fargo turns to a longtime skin care manufacturer customer and other nontraditional sources to help keep employees and customers safe.
The company shares how to deposit and access the money quickly as the U.S. begins making Economic Impact Payments under the CARES Act.
A Los Angeles dentist gets mortgage payment relief from Wells Fargo to help his business survive amid COVID-19.
Colleen Taylor, head of Wells Fargo Merchant Services, discusses how payment technology can meet the needs of customers in this unprecedented time — and in the future.
Customers are seeking help with many issues, from refinancing to getting mortgage relief during the COVID-19 crisis. Two mortgage consultants talk about being there for customers during tough times.
Commitments include suspending residential foreclosure sales, waiving fees, and donating $175 million to help communities.
Protect your personal information from cybercriminals.
The investment furthers the company’s commitment to help African American communities succeed financially.
Amanda St. Clair took a leave from work to care for her son Carter, who has leukemia. She feared the family would lose their home, but a life-changing bond with Cindy Hunting of Wells Fargo made all the difference.
Coastal Enterprises, Inc., exemplifies how support from Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program can bring economic opportunity to underserved populations.
The company played a key role in turning the industrial remnants that comprised Hudson Yards into one of the most valuable properties in New York City.
With three million pieces of Almond Roca® produced daily leading up to Lunar New Year, the holidays aren’t over yet for candymaker Brown & Haley.
Wells Fargo Securities experts note potential upside and downside risks to the economy in the year ahead.
With help from an award-winning nonprofit and a LIFT down payment grant, two homeowners turn a troubled past into a bright future in urban Baltimore.
Alison Grooms has turned her lifelong interest in clothing and design into a flourishing retail company using a business roadmap built on the information highway.
Residents of Natalie Gubb Commons have found community and affordability in San Francisco’s downtown district of high-rise towers and luxury condos.
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.
A Wells Fargo-sponsored fashion show and pop-up boutique in Los Angeles increases economic opportunities for female small business owners.
Tips for holiday spending to help retirees spread holiday cheer for many more years.
Follow these tips for choosing and securely donating to a charitable organization.
More consumers are using Zelle to send money as a gift to friends and family members during the holidays.
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.
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.
It’s not enough for entrepreneurs to have a strong business plan, targeted advertising, and an identified need. Cultivating strategic relationships can be essential for survival. Top experts discuss the importance of connecting with local chambers of commerce, interest groups, and fellow small business owners.
Small businesses employ almost half of the U.S. workforce, and their sustainability is a critical factor in the U.S. economy. Top experts discuss the rigid business plans, aggressive growth goals, struggle for capital, and other obstacles that often threaten small businesses’ survival.
For many of the more than 30 million U.S. small businesses, access to capital is a major concern. Whether it comes from banks, investors, personal credit, or another avenue, there is no one right solution for accessing capital or credit. Top experts discuss the pros and cons of each, as well as other factors entrepreneurs should consider.
It’s easy for startups to grow themselves out of business, experts caution. Small business owners would be wise to develop their growth strategy at the onset, and brace for changes along the way. Top experts discuss the pitfalls of growth for small businesses.
Is technology a small business friend or foe? Small businesses are experiencing rapid growth, thanks to technology, but they are also at greater risk for a rapid decline in business, thanks to hacking. Top experts discuss serving tech-savvy customers while maintaining cybersecurity.
In this special five-part series on small business challenges and insights, Wells Fargo brings together a panel of experts to discuss the common obstacles most small business owners encounter.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative is connecting veterans, service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities.
Years after returning from war, veteran Clint Romesha finally feels truly at home. He is the first Medal of Honor recipient to receive a mortgage-free home from Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation.
As housing prices in Washington, D.C., have skyrocketed, many residents have turned to nearby suburbs to find affordable housing. NeighborhoodLIFT is helping boost their hopes of homeownership.
Integrated Staffing Solutions is bringing together people in need of work after Hurricane Maria with Midwestern companies seeking employees, thanks to a Wells Fargo program for diverse small businesses.
From fraud alerts to account balances, businesses get near real-time information through Wells Fargo’s CEO Mobile app for Apple Watch.
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.
Raising awareness of ‘smishing’ and other social engineering scams is critical as cybertheft evolves.
For Volunteers of America, Dakotas, to accomplish its mission to uplift its community’s most vulnerable residents, the organization often relies on its 30-year relationship with Wells Fargo for guidance and support.
Jon Campbell, EVP of Wells Fargo Corporate Philanthropy and Community Relations, and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity CEO Chris Coleman discuss America’s housing affordability crisis.
Hispanics have become a leading engine for the U.S. housing market in recent years, many of them overcoming adversity through determination and hope.
At 19 years old, Gregoria Miranda left her home in Nicaragua to chase her dreams of employment and a better life in the U.S. At 32 years old, she’s achieved both and become a small business owner along the way.
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.
With five locations across Philadelphia and more than 60,000 Instagram followers, Mike Supermodel’s variety store Jinxed has cornered the nostalgia market in a modern way.
Brothers John and Damon Morris built Card Kingdom into one of the world’s largest online retailers and authorized sellers of Magic: The GatheringTM card games. Now they’re expanding their network of board game cafés where gamers can play and meet.
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.
Despite facing years of obstacles, more millennials are beginning to find a clearer path to buying a home.
California Capital and other Community Development Financial Institutions in low-income communities across the U.S. serve as an economic lifeline for local residents and small businesses in need of financing.
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.
Since 1994, HomeFree-USA has worked to educate and empower African American and other diverse communities with the guidance they need to achieve and sustain homeownership.
The lack of affordable housing in the U.S. is putting millions of people at the edge of crisis. Too many Americans are spending more than 50% of their income to keep a roof over their heads, experts say, and the crisis is costing the U.S. economy billions each year.
What makes housing affordability a looming crisis? Top experts discuss a legacy of the housing bust that is impacting millions of Americans across income levels and the U.S. economy at large.
How did this happen? Housing affordability experts discuss “one of the most confounding aspects” of the U.S. economic recovery from the Great Recession.
How do we fix this? Experts identify actions policymakers, communities, and banks can take now to spark systemic change and solve the housing affordability crisis.
What happens next? Experts suggest local successes, like mixed-income neighborhoods, could prove key ingredients for the systemic change required to fix the housing affordability crisis in America.
In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the U.S. housing affordability crisis, its root causes, and potential solutions.
With Wells Fargo’s support, Doug Mellum’s delivery company keeps growing and creating more opportunities to help veterans and honor his dad’s WWII legacy.
A new Wells Fargo survey finds Americans are willing to cut expenses, take side jobs, and otherwise go the extra mile to make their homeownership goals a reality.
National Association of Realtors and other research shows more homebuyers than ever are seeking properties that meet the needs of their pets, and the number is continuing to rise.
For 50 years, the Los Angeles LGBT Center has championed and advocated for the city’s LGBTQ community by providing critical housing, health, and social services.
Wells Fargo leads a national panel on housing affordability and homelessness; author Antwone Fisher’s story puts a personal face on the growing crisis.
When they were kids, siblings Kenneth and Leah Martinez loved their elderly next-door neighbors like extended family. Years later, they are now the proud owners of the house next door, with help from Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® program.
Kavir Ramos and other Iowa residents from more than 35 countries are using skills they learned at the Wells Fargo-supported Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit conference to grow their small businesses.
After 30 years, Mickey Coffino made the leap from hair salon owner to recycling center CEO, but the loan that made that move possible almost became her undoing until she found Wells Fargo banker Chris Underwood.
With the rollout of contactless payment cards, analysts report Wells Fargo is among the U.S. industry leaders in bringing the speed and convenience of tap-to-pay cards to customers.
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.
Rescued from their flooded home, Andy Cordova and his family survived and recovered from Hurricane Harvey, thanks to inspiring help from disaster specialist Bridgette Fletcher of Wells Fargo.
As a Naval helicopter pilot, Ray Hufnagel was responsible for transporting his fellow service members during military missions. Today, his company Plastic Express safely moves billions of pounds of plastic resin across the U.S. every year, with support from Wells Fargo banker and fellow veteran Jay Hong.
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.
From firefighters and police officers to veterans, hundreds of first responders across the U.S. have become homeowners with help from Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® program.
By consulting with consumers at every turn, this Wells Fargo credit card team developed an offering with the best value proposition for customers.
Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan joined celebrations for the opening of retail and public spaces at Hudson Yards, a historic redevelopment effort the company is helping lead on New York’s West Side.
From working together in a supermarket to owning 10 Party Cake Bakery locations throughout Miami, the chronicle of Olga and Juan Montano has always been about dedication and devotion.
Darlene Ahmed thought she may have to put her homeownership plans on hold until a series of Wells Fargo financial health conversations cleared the way.
Erik Gruber spends most of his life in cyberspace, whether editing video or ordering pizza. When it came to buying a house, it was only natural for him to use an online mortgage application.
Chef GW Chew’s plant-based meat substitutes are going from restaurant to supermarket with support from a Wells Fargo diverse small business program.
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.
A new Wells Fargo-NAACP homebuying class aims to boost the African American homeownership rate, homebuyer by homebuyer.
A new Wells Fargo survey shows how millennial couples bond over travel, family, spending habits, and credit card points.
Purple Heart recipient Marlene Rodriguez overcame trauma and despair by embracing sports, fitness, and faith. Now she mentors and brings hope to other veterans.
Wells Fargo has invested more than $442 million in 67 NeighborhoodLIFT® program launches in support of sustainable housing, making it the single largest corporate philanthropic effort of its kind in the company’s history.
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.
Over the course of 100 years and four generations, the family behind San Antonio Winery has built a legacy of overcoming obstacles and embracing innovation to become one of the wine industry’s most awarded brands.
As the current economic expansion approaches the longest on record, Wells Fargo economists provide their domestic and global outlooks for 2019.
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.
When Celeste Phillips wanted to start her own business, she turned to Bridgeway Capital, which provided her with funding and resources, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.
Maria Sanchez’s story of saving her home and regaining her financial health reflects Wells Fargo’s commitment to support homeownership in the Hispanic community.
Wells Fargo’s free webinar series, Preparing and Paying for College, returns with insights about the college admissions process.
TFS Scholarships gives students free access, thanks to Wells Fargo’s exclusive sponsorship, to more than 7 million scholarships totaling more than $41 billion.
Find out how a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., is revitalizing local neighborhoods and saving residents from displacement, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.
When Parkway Overlook Apartments closed in 2008, its residents were forced to relocate. Ten years later, the apartments will be redeveloped, thanks to the city, Wells Fargo, and two former residents willing to fight for the community they loved.
Jose Jovet has mastered the craft of upholstery over the past four decades, but it took a visit to his local Wells Fargo branch to help turn his passion into a business.
Leaders from Wells Fargo and an Iowa lending organization share why Wells Fargo’s recent $4.7 million commitment to Des Moines is so important.
Buoyed by positive feedback from test users, Wells Fargo expands the availability of its Control TowerSM personal finance management tool to all U.S. mobile and online banking customers.
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.
Speaking at a national Hispanic leadership event, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan highlighted the company’s commitment to boosting Hispanic homeownership, entrepreneurs, and financial education.
The company will no longer charge customers ages 17-24 a monthly service fee on select checking accounts.
Amid growing demand for the latest mobile banking technologies, Wells Fargo is providing its business customers biometric tools such as eyeprint recognition.
Tony Hynes started the international company Precision Valve and Automation in his basement in 1992 because he recognized a gap in the durability and design of how products were assembled.
Most young adults say they’re anxious about money. These financial tips and resources could help you lighten the load.
After chasing her career dreams halfway around the world, Josie Natori traded in her job on Wall Street to launch her own clothing company. Now, 40 years later, she’s built a fashion empire.
At an executive conference in New York City, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan discussed the economy, resiliency, and leading Wells Fargo into the future.
Wells Fargo is enriching the rewards of its no-annual-fee Propel Card, providing more value for customers’ everyday purchases.
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.
Shopping for a house can be stressful for anyone, but these tips from Wells Fargo Home Lending can help ensure a successful homebuying experience.
When Sadaf Salout isn’t busy running her Persian restaurant or buying a franchise, you’ll likely find her in the classroom, where she most recently earned her doctorate degree.
Big trip coming up? Better notify your bank. Here are some financial tips to ensure a smooth summer travel season.
Athena Emerson, who became a first-time homeowner late in life, is “the perfect example” of Wells Fargo’s efforts to boost African American homeownership.
Wells Fargo’s newest mobile experience is designed to make it more convenient for customers to make payments on-the-go and digitally manage their accounts.
Unlike many real estate investments, in which a developer’s primary focus is on creating value, the $1.5 billion Essex Crossing urban renewal project in Manhattan was designed with a community-based approach.
Now in its fourth year, Wells Fargo’s Startup Accelerator has tapped into emerging technologies by working with startups and helping them grow.
Wells Fargo technology leader Avid Modjtabai explored the past, present, and future of banking during her talk at the annual LendIt Fintech USA conference.
U.S. Army veteran Bobby Henline was awarded a mortgage-free home in Sanford, North Carolina, thanks to financial support and volunteer efforts from Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation.
Wells Fargo Chief Financial Officer John Shrewsberry shares his thoughts on the emerging use of artificial intelligence and data in financial services.
When a father’s proficiency in science and a mother’s passion for safety intersected with their son’s love of the game, a “Guardian” was born.
With four creameries and more than 1,000 dairy farms, First Milk — the U.K.’s only 100 percent farmer-owned co-op — is proving there’s strength in numbers.
The organization is celebrating 40 years of helping millions with affordable housing and making homeownership a reality for Americans with low and moderate incomes.
In her job at Denver’s largest nonprofit animal shelter, Anna Johnson helps find homes for lost animals. Now, as a first-time homebuyer, she finally has a home of her own with her rescued pets.
Wells Fargo’s new Financial Capability Grant program will help two nonprofits provide financial empowerment programs to the residents in several communities.
In California, potential entrepreneurs start with a passion and look to Mission Community Services Corporation to help them start their businesses.
With the help of Wells Fargo, Prabha Sanjay has taken Odyssey Preschool from a small, in-home day care facility to an inclusive preschool with 130 students, and she continues to grow to meet the needs of her community.
Since its humble beginnings in 1936, Goya Foods has expanded worldwide while keeping family values at its core.
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.
Over the past 30 years, Matchesfashion.com has transformed from a small, London-based brick-and-mortar clothing shop to one of the world’s premier online merchandisers of luxury fashion.
Although today’s Atlantic Packaging Corp. stands as a national leader in shipping and packaging solutions, it remains, at its core, a family-owned company that traces its roots back to the 1940s, when its strong-willed founder stood up against the tyranny of hatred and fear.
Celebrity chef Roblé Ali joins Wells Fargo in a salute to African American small business owners who are working to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.
Mobile banking customer Revelda Law-Settles said predictive banking — a new feature driven by artificial intelligence — helped her see her financial future.
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.
Ed Pinney started his company KidsFit on the notion that doing something good was as important as being successful — and achieved both by creating kinesthetic learning activities for schools.
Anne and John Macpherson feared they were on the verge of losing their log cabin home in New York’s Hudson Valley, but an email to Wells Fargo changed everything.
As Rebuilding Together marks its 45th year of bringing volunteers together to improve their communities, it is working with Wells Fargo to extend the revitalization effort to small businesses across the country.
Wells Fargo economists share their 2018 economic outlook for the U.S. and global economies.
Beth Renner of Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Philanthropic Services group outlines three simple steps anyone can follow to build a charitable giving legacy.
Former Air Force fighter pilot William Hutchison navigates cybersecurity as head of SimSpace, a veteran-owned business in Wells Fargo’s Startup Accelerator.
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.
Theresa Desautel’s restaurant on the Colville Reservation is demonstrating how support of entrepreneurism can change both palates and futures.
Natasha Jones is one of more than 15,000 people who have become homeowners thanks to Wells Fargo’s LIFT programs.
Veterans are receiving financial mentoring through a home donation program from Military Warriors Support Foundation with help from Wells Fargo.
Wells Fargo has expanded its free access to FICO® Scores to all consumer account holders who use online banking.
Steve Ellis foresees a bright future for banks in the digital age as they create a culture of innovation. In an Oct. 23 debate, he gave his perspective.
Biometrics is emerging as the most cybersecure, convenient way for bank customers to authenticate their identities and access their accounts
The newly released 2017 Wells Fargo Retirement Study confirms the importance of having a retirement plan to ensure future financial security.
With its two businesses growing, the owners of Idaho-based Asana Climbing financed a custom build-out to accommodate their gym and production facility.
Mexico national team soccer star Marco Fabián reflects on the sport he loves and his thoughts on managing money.
Wells Fargo has equipped many ATMs with card-free technology, allowing customers to conduct transactions using only their smartphone, mobile wallet and PIN.
A team of Wells Fargo business researchers used ethnography to study the culture of a San Diego apartment management company.
Small-business owners share how support from financial institutions — and Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program — changed their lives.
Wells Fargo supports ALBA, a nonprofit that provides incubator support to organic farmers in the Salinas Valley of California.
Chicago-based Freedman Seating used Wells Fargo financing to renovate and expand its manufacturing facility, adding a gym for its employees.
After losing their home during the recession, an Atlanta couple persevered and became “comeback homeowners” earlier this year.
Employees of Travelon, a Chicago-based company that designs and distributes travel accessories, receive financial education through Wells Fargo at Work.
A Wells Fargo service manager in Los Angeles shares how BankWork$®, a free training program for financial services careers, changed his life.
For National Sandwich Generation Month, a Wells Fargo 401(k) plan professional offers ways to balance retirement savings with care for children and parents.
Wells Fargo has received industrywide attention as the first U.S. bank to pilot an artificial intelligence Facebook Messenger chatbot.
Wells Fargo announced plans for “Control Tower” — a mobile banking feature that allows customers to manage their financial lives from one digital location.
Thousands of customers — including many in the military — are discovering the ease of banking with voiceprint technology.
After a fire destroyed Pretzels, Inc.’s Pennsylvania factory last June, the company worked with Wells Fargo to help finance and purchase a new facility, allowing it to resume production less than a year later.
When Kent International opened a production facility in South Carolina in 2014, it not only brought bicycle manufacturing back to the U.S., it also helped revitalize a community.
More than 2,600 Wells Fargo team members provided financial education for American Banker Association®’s Teach Children to Save program.
A Canadian hotel empire turned to Wells Fargo, a relative newcomer in Vancouver, British Columbia, to help with financing to keep its luxury downtown hotel running smoothly.
After the stress of his previous job left Scott Harris worn down, he turned to raw juice. Today, he’s promoting the benefits of juicing — which he says is a healthy option for consuming more fruits and vegetables — through his company, Viva Raw.
A California couple recently became first-time homebuyers after two decades as renters. Their experience highlights the values of National Homeownership Month.
The Equity Research Team at Wells Fargo Securities has taken over the top spot in Thomson Reuters’ annual analyst awards.
The debut of the Zelle P2P payment service will replace services like Wells Fargo SurePay and connect millions of additional U.S. banking customers with fast, secure digital payments.
Small business owners remain optimistic about the future, according to a recent Small Business Index survey, but they continue to face challenges when it comes to hiring and retaining qualified employees.
Preparing for life after college? Consider these tips for getting started on the right foot financially.
Small business owner Leatora J. Morse says the trust she has in her Wells Fargo banker “means everything.”
Wells Fargo donated mortgage-free homes to two veterans and payment-free vehicles to two others at events during two PGA golf tournaments.
Convenience and security are driving consumer interest in a digital on/off feature for misplaced debit cards. Wells Fargo is the latest to introduce the feature.
Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo Hands on Banking®, answers questions about the financial education program’s newly released enhancements and focus.
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.
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.
Wells Fargo LIFT programs have held 50 outreach events and created more than 13,250 homeowners since they began five years ago.
The winners of a national design competition saw their ideas come to life in a Memphis, Tennessee, home that was renovated to include accommodations to ensure livability for a local veteran.
Wells Fargo now allows customers to use any of its ATMs by entering a one-time access code obtained from the bank’s smartphone app.
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
A Minnesota couple never thought they could own a home in the U.S. until they discovered yourFirst MortgageSM, a new Wells Fargo program designed for first-time homeowners.
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.
Thanks to technology, the idea of video banking has moved from futuristic concept to everyday reality — for customers and bankers alike.
A pediatrician in Central Florida has made children’s health her life’s work since immigrating to the U.S. 20 years ago. But if you ask her, she’s just getting started.
IRS imposters use many tactics to target potential victims. Here are some tips to help recognize and avoid common scams.
A new tech deal between Wells Fargo and Intuit is being welcomed as a big step forward for consumers and the financial services industry.
In the past five years, Wells Fargo has invested more than $9 billion and created 180,000 affordable housing units — making it the No. 1 investor in affordable, multifamily housing in the U.S.
PRIDE Industries is expanding employment opportunities for people with disabilities and changing lives one job at a time.
Wells Fargo’s commitment to increase African American homebuying aims to create 250,000 new homeowners by 2027 and boost diversity in its mortgage sales team.
Wells Fargo customer Satellite Industries is best known for its portable restrooms, but its products also protect the environment and promote public health around the world.
Experience is a great teacher, as these two small business owners discovered when faced with questions about credit.
At Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, a long-standing banking relationship leads to a second hotel on the grounds.
Daily Change, Wells Fargo’s first stand-alone personal finance app, made its debut last month and is one of the latest in a number of innovations by the company.
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.
CEO Tim Sloan delivered the following remarks at the inaugural FinTech Ideas Festival in San Francisco on Jan. 9, 2017. The event was sponsored by the Financial Services Roundtable.
From voice recognition to artificial intelligence, a handful of new technologies will shape the future of banking, but the ultimate focus must be on what the customers really need, not just producing the 'coolest' technology, said CEO Tim Sloan.
Wells Fargo economists share their thoughts on the 2017 U.S. and global economies.
Wells Fargo Digital Labs has helped create some of the latest in financial innovations. Now it has a bigger stage to showcase the company’s technology.
With one in three shoppers expected to use mobile devices this year for holiday purchases, Wells Fargo offers fraud-fighting tips.
Growing up, Harrison Rogers watched as his family found less-than-ideal education options for his sister with autism. As a small business owner, he’s working to change that for hundreds of families in Arizona.
Economist Michael Brown answers questions about the recently released Wells Fargo Securities 2016 Holiday Sales Outlook.
The way the owners of Equator Coffees & Teas choose to conduct their business is as important to them as how many pounds of coffee they sell.
Years after his Purple Heart was stolen, an Iraq War veteran gets a replacement medal — thanks in part to a nonprofit that had worked with Wells Fargo to provide him a home in 2015.
Intense, 48-hour “hackathon” events give tech teams the freedom to find innovative solutions to real-world problems.
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.
The head of information security at Wells Fargo advocates using the same caution with mobile apps and the cloud as you do with your personal computer.
For one millennial, finding the right business opportunity meant returning home to run a coffee and tea distribution business.
A hat store and two other small businesses get a fresh new look — thanks to collaboration between the National Urban League and Wells Fargo.
The desire for homeownership is strong, and so is the perception that making it happen is a hassle. Now that is changing — thanks to a responsive mortgage team and convenient technology.
A pilot program lets customers use a video connection to reach Wells Fargo — and see “a team member’s face on the other end”
For this event planner (and millennial), business debt is not a weight to be avoided but “an investment in the future.”
New USA Today/Wells Fargo research finds Nevadans confident about the state’s business climate and the success of efforts to diversify the economy.
Two million customers have viewed their FICO score (and related credit tips) since Wells Fargo began offering the free program in March.
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.
An expert panel focuses on how to boost sustainable homeownership for first-time homebuyers, diverse communities, and others.
Two high-tech startups in Singapore are the newest participants in a Wells Fargo program for emerging entrepreneurial companies.
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.
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.
‘Our goal is to make this a place people want to come and work and be successful’
Streamlined, flexible, potentially more affordable: yourFirst Mortgage aims to bring the American dream of homeownership to generations now and in the future.
Wells Fargo’s new FastFlex Small Business Loan provides a quick approval process and rapid funding — aimed at speeding needed cash into the hands of small business owners.
A renter in Denver discovered new affordable housing with a crucial amenity: access to rapid transit that takes her to her job at the airport.
An Indiana customer found a hundred-year-old home that needed moving — a hurdle she cleared with the help of Wells Fargo.
Fifteen financial institutions that support small businesses will receive grants and loans as part of Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program.
‘I came back and started my new business here because I believe that the economic environment is one of the best in the country.’
Want to help your kids develop lifelong savings habits? Here are suggestions to get started.
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.
The largest Hispanic-owned furniture company in the U.S. started nearly 50 years ago with a hardworking family — and a dream.
Lisa Stevens of Wells Fargo explains the value of small businesses having formal business plans to ensure they have the foundation for long-term success.
A 19-year-old customer is among those discovering innovation and convenience in Wells Fargo’s enhanced credit card program — Go Far Rewards.
Wells Fargo has begun introducing free, ongoing access to FICO® Credit Scores for all of its eligible consumer credit customers.
From the homeless in North Carolina to the unemployed in Alaska, individuals and families are better off thanks to a Priority Markets effort aimed at neighborhood revitalization.
R.M. Palmer Company has created holiday candies — like those chocolate bunnies you recall so fondly from childhood — since 1948.
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.
A family in New Jersey found the home of their dreams with help from the Wells Fargo Home Lending team — and an online tool.
S. Martinelli & Company has made apple juice and sparkling cider since the 1860s — and grown over the past century with support from Wells Fargo.
Wells Fargo expertise played a key role in helping the owner of a New Mexico remodeling company continue to expand his business.
Amanda Nash of Phoenix is one of thousands since 2012 who have been able to buy a home through the efforts of Wells Fargo and housing nonprofits across the U.S.
A Ferris wheel on Pier 57 seemed like a long shot — until the right family found the right time and the right financing.
Volpi Foods, a St. Louis artisan cured meats company, continues to build on its 110-year tradition — and a three-generation family heritage.
A California couple grew their business from a single cactus to a collection in their backyard — and then on to be the largest distributor of succulents in the U.S.
A company called Ideum creates high-tech, interactive “touch tables” that are being used in several exhibits at the Smithsonian Institution and other museums.
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.”
With help from Home Lending, a millennial couple in Seattle completed the trek to home ownership in time to celebrate the 2015 holidays together — from their new home.
Woolrich, an iconic American outdoor clothing and accessories company, is growing through branded retail stores and a thriving online business.
Atlanta-based Redi-Floors has taken all the right steps to expand into markets across the Southeast — with help from Wells Fargo
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.
Economist Michael Brown answers questions about the recently released Wells Fargo Securities 2015 Holiday Sales Outlook.
Two veterans injured in Afghanistan recently stood together at a Veterans Day Parade in San Francisco to celebrate their new homes donated by Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
A surfer in San Diego is among the veterans who have found homes in recent years, with the help of Wells Fargo.
Oysters, clams, mussels, and geoduck are harvested daily at family-owned Taylor Shellfish Farms — and then shipped to Asia and across the U.S. (including to their own restaurants in Seattle).
Hope Enterprise Corporation, a nonprofit in Jackson, Mississippi, will use a $2 million grant from Wells Fargo to support commercial lending, outreach, and more for minority- and women-owned small businesses.
The head of ATM Banking and Store Strategy discusses how Wells Fargo serves customers in evolving ways — including mobile, biometrics, and smaller bank branches.
Prahalad Thota, head of Enterprise Analytics, discusses Wells Fargo’s focus on data and an upcoming college challenge in which students use social media data to solve problems.
A New Jersey couple won assistance from Wells Fargo to advance its Little Rockers small business — a band and school focused on music education.
Javier Palomarez, president of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, discusses his organization’s work and the challenges facing Hispanic entrepreneurs.
Wells Fargo is digitizing stores to give customers an omni-channel experience — the ability to move seamlessly within and between channels — when they visit.
Grady Phelan redesigned the knob on a baseball bat — an innovation for a product that hasn't changed much in 130 years. He was one of five grand prize winners in a Wells Fargo Works Project contest.
Latinos who wish to become homeowners have a new path — made possible by a $125 billion home lending commitment (and other support) from Wells Fargo over the next 10 years.
Titan Farms in South Carolina updates its packing operation to bring tastier peaches — and more of them — to its customers.
For national Get Smart About Credit month, Wells Fargo’s Gary Korotzer shares his tips on how you can manage credit.
Gary Fish started Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon, in 1988 as a brewpub. Today, the beer his national craft brewery produces is garnering awards and fans.
A former high school coach in Arizona founded Authority Football, a small business that helps athletes with football (and life) fundamentals.
Tamales and other tasty entrees are available at Mixteca PDX, a mobile eatery at Portland Mercado (a successful Latin microbusiness center in Oregon).
Wells Fargo's Perry Hilzendeger highlights the disaster response lessons the company has learned from Hurricane Katrina and more over the past decade.
Card cracking and clickjacking – among the latest social media scams – use hyperlinks or promises of financial windfalls to defraud you or steal your identity.
After the recession, a Pennsylvania food distributor chose to sharpen its focus on service — and found new ways to grow.
Home buyers in their 20s and early 30s — like Tim and Reina Robinson — are beginning to make their presence known in a housing market that eagerly anticipates their arrival.
A third-generation family business in Portland, Oregon, takes pride in making uniforms for schools (and kids!) all across the U.S.
Steve Ellis, head of Innovation at Wells Fargo, remembers when he realized mobile banking would take off, and talks about the importance of innovation in banking.
Freshmen at Florida Gulf Coast University learn the basics of money management in Budgeting 101, an orientation session taught by Wells Fargo.
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.
Wells Fargo’s Franklin Codel recaps its latest homeownership survey and how myths about down payments and credit scores keep some qualified home buyers sidelined.
The owners of Owen Industries in Carter Lake, Iowa, are using their new warehouse (and innovative machinery) to continue growing the company’s reputation as a steel processor.
Buying a home seemed out of reach for this single mom in Virginia — until she chose to work one-on-one with Wells Fargo.
Logistical challenges are only part of what World Health Partners faces in providing health services in person and via cell phone in rural parts of India and Kenya.
New Horizon Family Health Services in the Upstate of South Carolina serves patients in need of a medical home — and a new, larger facility can serve up to 10,000 more patients.
From his work with tech startups, Manoj Govindan of Wells Fargo offers dos and don'ts for pitching big companies.
Whether designing software for persons with hearing impairments or predicting how people use mobile apps, companies that are part of Wells Fargo’s Startup Accelerator are seeing results.
Years after Wells Fargo became the first bank to offer customers online access to their accounts, 26 million customers can’t imagine their financial lives without the convenience of online banking.
Michelle Huie’s aching legs sparked an idea that became Vim & Vigr — a business that brings fashion flair to compression socks.
Wells Fargo small business segment manager Doug Case explains why a business plan is a must-have for every small business to guide growth.
Wells Fargo helps the largest producer of cane sugar in the U.S. successfully manage its seasonal business demands.
The startup company EyeVerify wants to “get rid of the password” for logging in to devices, and it has help from Wells Fargo’s Startup Accelerator program.
Changing demographics are one reason Wells Fargo’s Senior Housing Finance team focuses on companies like Aegis Living — an operator of assisted living and memory care facilities.
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.
A husband and wife team in San Francisco turned to the nonprofit Opportunity Fund to help get their small business off the ground.
Wells Fargo’s Joe Ohayon recaps three must-do steps if you’re having trouble paying your mortgage, and are worried about keeping your home.
A twist on the backyard grill brings families together for a pig roast (or beef and chicken) — and is the singular product behind a bustling small business for three generations of a Florida family.
A Wells Fargo customer since 1950, Vermeer Corporation is a global manufacturer that aims to improve infrastructure, manage natural resources, and assist working farms and ranches.
One day you may be able to bank using a smart watch or connected car. At its Digital Innovation Lab, Wells Fargo is testing these ideas and more.
Teacher Richard Leistiko embarked on a financial transformation that helped him pay off debt, improve his credit score, and build up an emergency fund.
Entrepreneur and trucker Frank Guzman has learned to overcome challenges in navigating the highway and operating a small business. After repeated attempts, he started his own company last year.
Wells Fargo’s Military Banking call center focuses solely on helping members of the military with their unique financial needs.
Vietnam War veteran Isaac Walters turned his life around a decade ago and late last year fulfilled a lifelong dream of home ownership — thanks in part to Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® down payment assistance program.
Earl Fultz is taking on ketchup and other condiments with cHarissa ― a cumin-based condiment he wants to make famous in honor of his late wife, Gloria.
Emily Mansilla opened Grooming by Em to help keep dogs and cats healthy. But she also specializes in glitz, glam, and anything else to pamper them.
Opened in 1935, Virginia’s Radford Theatre nearly went dark in 2013. But Paul Pallante revived it by making the show much more than the movie.
Memphis's uptown neighborhood is being revitalized through a new approach from Habitat of Greater Memphis and grants from Wells Fargo.
Neighborhoods across the U.S. are being revitalized through work done by housing nonprofits — funded in part by grants from Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s Priority Markets program.
For the winners of Wells Fargo’s “What Makes a Home” contest, winning meant more than just being able to pay down their mortgage. All of them used some of their winnings to give back to their communities.
The highlands community of Marion, Virginia, has a thriving downtown again because of the “Pop Up” Marion Boot camp that’s launched 19 small businesses.
Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation donated a mortgage-free home to veteran Dominic Perrotte at a Rose Parade ceremony.
With the help of Wells Fargo’s Technology Banking group, Strata Solar in North Carolina has moved from small installations to utility-scale solar “farms.”
An Idaho entrepreneur turned his innovation into Franklin Sensors, a company that employs 45 people and delivers stud finders across the world.
A newly renovated and expanded space at Craig Hospital near Denver means even more room for patients with spinal cord and brain injuries to work toward rehabilitation.
College students competed in Wells Fargo’s first Campus Protothon to come up with new ideas for how millennials can become more fiscally fit.
In Washington, D.C., a local investment fund works with small businesses to provide the capital they need to grow and succeed.
In one North Carolina community, people are finding stable jobs and affordable homes with the assistance of an organization devoted to helping low- and moderate-income residents.
A U.S. Navy SEAL veteran and his family are enjoying their California home, donated by Wells Fargo, thanks in part to mentoring designed to ensure his success as a homeowner.
Wells Fargo Insurance works with a company called TransGuardian to insure high-value packages — and ensure they are delivered safely.
Down payment assistance grants from Wells Fargo have helped more than 8,000 people achieve a goal many thought was unattainable: owning a home.
When it needed help with financing in Canada, the bath and body products company LUSH — which sells “fresh and natural” soaps, lotions, and more — turned to Wells Fargo.
The Makah tribe's fishing dock in northwest Washington is ready for business — and spurring economic development in the region.
California student Michael Ramirez can afford to head back to college now, thanks to Wells Fargo’s Campus Countdown sweepstakes.
Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs provides loans to Georgia residents like Aysha Cooper to start small businesses.
The new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator provides funding, workshops and coaching for innovative tech firms in financial services.
More than 200 startups in the U.S. and 10 other countries have applied for the chance to work with the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator.
Rick Steves’ Europe needed a way to quickly purchase tickets and make reservations — and found it after turning to Wells Fargo.
When the Taylor family of Ocean Springs, Miss., fell into financial difficulty, they turned to Wells Fargo for guidance and one-on-one assistance with a mortgage modification.
Apple Tree Dental worked with Wells Fargo to finance much-needed care for elderly and low-income patients in the Minneapolis area.
Innovative produce growers like California’s Fowler Packing find success in teaming with Wells Fargo’s experienced agriculture team.
An entrepreneur is providing clean energy to his rural community through a wind farm he built with his sons.
The Seattle-based company PitchBook turned to Wells Fargo when it needed a financial services provider that excels at technology banking.
Berghold Vineyards and Vino Farms in California rely on agricultural financing and other Wells Fargo services to bring you the perfect glass of wine.
Business is growing at James and Deundra Hundon’s Universal Martial Arts Academy after their Wells Fargo Works for Small Business experience.
When a long-time customer receives a “happy anniversary” message at a Wells Fargo ATM, memories come flooding back.
One “microloan” can have a ripple effect, which is the idea behind Grameen America — a nonprofit that helps low-income women build small businesses.
After working with Wells Fargo on its credit card payment processing system, Omaha Steaks finds the business runs more efficiently.
A small business incubator in San Francisco is helping entrepreneurs aim for financial independence.