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Are Banks Open on the 4th of July, 2015?

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

So will your bank be open on Independence Day? To help you quickly find out if your bank will be closed on July 4, GOBankingRates confirmed Fourth of July hours from 21 of the biggest financial institutions, including Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank.

Ready or Not, Millennials Are Changing How We Do Business Forever

Jason van den Brand | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology
Jason van den Brand

In the next 20 years, Millennials will receive over $20 trillion in inheritance, with over $7 trillion being passed along by 2020, according to Bloomberg Business. This is the largest wealth transfer our country has ever seen, and the impact will be seismic.

Banks, Comic Books and an Evangelist

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

In early June it was reported that Franklin is moving all bank accounts associated with his Christian organization, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, away from Wells Fargo bank. The move is not related to the bank's banking practices. It has to do with the bank's advertising.

Franklin Graham's Manipulative Faith

Hollis Phelps | Posted 06.11.2015 | Religion
Hollis Phelps

Graham's version of Christianity is little more than an ideology that seeks cover under the language of love. The fact is that Graham's brand of religion is more of a "threat" to gay and lesbian individuals in the United States than the "radical Islam" that he sees lurking around every corner.

WHOOPS: Franklin Graham's New Bank Is LGBT-Friendly, Too

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.09.2015 | Religion

Evangelist Franklin Graham may want to look a little more closely at the financial institutions he patronizes. Graham, who is president and CEO of ...

So Let Me Get This Straight...

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?

Franklin Graham Moves Money Out of Wells Fargo Because Of 'Moral Decay'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Religion

Franklin Graham is calling on Christians everywhere to boycott LGBT-friendly companies after Wells Fargo bank released an ad that clashed with his per...

Back to the Future: GE's Retooling Into an Industrial Powerhous

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Helen I. Hwang

Signaling the end of a chapter when financial risk was rife, General Electric has announced it's selling off the bulk of GE Capital, divesting out of the financial-services market within the next two years.

How Wells Fargo Student Loan Consolidation Measures Up in the Refinancing Market

Stephen Dash | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Stephen Dash

With the student loan refinancing market expanding, there are many lenders willing to refinance and consolidate your student loans. Lenders come in all sizes, from big banks to newly emerged peer-to-peer lenders. Wells Fargo is the most notable of big banks that will consolidate your student loans. Here is a deeper look into a consolidation with Wells Fargo.

The Clintons and Their Banker Friends

Nomi Prins | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Nomi Prins

The past, especially the political past, doesn't just provide clues to the present. In the realm of the presidency and Wall Street, it provides an ongoing pathway for political-financial relationships and policies that remain a threat to the American economy going forward.

Lesbian Couple Learns Sign Language For Their Daughter In Incredibly Sweet Ad

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents

In this heartwarming parenting ad from Wells Fargo, a lesbian couple prepares for motherhood together in the sweetest way. The commercial shows two...

Shahien Nasiripour

Here's The Biggest Big Bank Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

Some of the biggest U.S. banks think they’d fare much better in a severe economic downturn than the Federal Reserve forecasts. Their executives and ...

10 Best Banks of 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

For those who prefer to bank with an institution that has an outpost in nearly every city (and even, in some cases, internationally) GOBankingRates ranked the best banks of 2015. This study excluded online banks and military institutions, which were evaluated in separate rankings.

Gold-Rush Era Nuggets Stolen From Wells Fargo Museum

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business

By Robert Galbraith SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Three bandits wearing ski masks crashed a stolen SUV into the Wells Fargo History Museum i...

Hunter Stuart

Wells Fargo Deliberately Pushed Dangerous Loans On Blacks, Hispanics: Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business

The suit alleges that Wells Fargo violated the Fair Housing Act, a federal law that prohibits race-based discrimination by mortgage lenders.

Wells Fargo Will Lower Interest Rates On Certain Student Loans; Discover Is Weighing Moves

Wall Street Journal | Posted 11.20.2014 | College

Thousands of people struggling to pay back student debt are in line to get a break as two big lenders roll out programs to ease loan terms. After y...

How Wells Fargo Weaseled Its Way Out Of Fraud Penalties

www.salon.com | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business

Wells Fargo engaged in awful, deceptive practices. For its sins, it engaged in a settlement that brought... profits ...

Wells Fargo Employee Calls Out CEO's Pay, Requests Company-Wide Raise In Brave Email

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business

When most employees want a raise, they schedule a meeting with their supervisor or reach out to human resources. A Wells Fargo employee took a mark...

Selfie-Finance

Adrienne Becker | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Adrienne Becker

This past month I became parent to a teenager. Among the obvious anxieties this rite prompted, I also had the pleasure of learning American teens have been deemed "mediocre" when it comes to personal finance.

Jacob Lew Hasn't a Clue

Joel Sucher | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Joel Sucher

At the conference Lew cast some bread upon the water -- announcing an extension of HAMP and related programs through 2016 -- and these crumbs were eagerly consumed by so-called housing advocates

Jesus Drove Usurers From The Temple. We Allow 500-percent Interest Payday Loans. Where Are The Christians?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

First, let's start with the good (if you can really call it that) news: A trail of money that began with triple-digit loans to troubled New Yo...

Setting Up Auto-Withdrawal Can Be Setting Yourself Up For a Fall

David Fagin | Posted 09.24.2014 | Money
David Fagin

There needs to be simple way to "turn-off" auto-pay to a company the same way you turned it on, without having to feel like you're playing Whack-A-Mole.

Bailout Economics: Predators Still Fattening on Prey

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Since the financial meltdown, the people who created the crisis have taken advantage of it and achieved "big things" -- especially big profits and bonuses.

Whites Recover From Housing Crisis; African Americans and Latinos Left Behind

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.12.2014 | Money
Jorge Newbery

The housing crisis is now concentrated in many of America's more modest communities, where payday lenders, "no credit needed" used car dealers and Rent-A-Centers dot the main thoroughfares.

Send In the Clowns

D. Sidney Potter | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
D. Sidney Potter

Since time memorial, man has been motivated by an easy buck and short skirts. The recent frenzy of mortgage lenders to repeat the mistakes of history may be upon us again, as some lenders are experiencing 'greed creep' all over again.