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COMMENTARY: Tis the Season to Shop Small

PASADENA JOURNAL — I’m not going to tell you not to spend your money on gifts for your loved ones. I’m going to tell you to spend it locally and at small businesses as much as possible […read more]

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Wells Fargo has been in Washington, D.C., since 1914, with its first location on G Street NW. Since then, local investments in the District have included support for education, the arts and neighborhood revitalization, among other community needs.
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PRESS ROOM: Wells Fargo Invests $1.6 Billion to Help Revitalize D.C.’s Minority Neighborhoods

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The bank’s new commitment includes a five-year, $16 million philanthropic commitment more than triples Wells Fargo’s local giving, with a specific focus on Ward 7 and Ward 8. This philanthropy includes $4 million for Community Development Financial Institutions to grow the small business community and $6 million for nonprofit housing initiatives like down payment assistance and development of affordable rental properties. […read more]

Op-Ed

Black Voters Are Now Up for Grabs

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   I had an extensive conversation last week with a prominent Republican political operative about next year’s congressional elections.  This operative is one of the godfathers of Republican politics and has played at the highest level for more than 30 Read More

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Government falls short of small-business goal

[USA TODAY] The federal government narrowly missed its goal for small-business contracting work in 2012, making it the seventh consecutive year it has missed the goal. Each year, the federal government aims to send 23% of its contracting dollars to small businesses. In 2012, small Read More

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Wells Fargo Approves Most SBA Dollars to U.S. Small Businesses to Date in Federal Fiscal Year 2013

Media Jim Seitz Jason Menke 612-316-2447Jim.seitz@wellsfargo.com 515-245-3185jason.d.menke@wellsfargo.com    Wells Fargo Approves Most SBA Dollars to U.S. Small Businesses to Date in Federal Fiscal Year 2013 SBA Loans in Dollars Up 16 percent, Year Over Year, to $739 Million  SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2013 – Wells Fargo Read More

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Wells Fargo Adds Bankers, Launches New Secured Credit Products to Help More Small Businesses

Media   Jim Seitz Alice Hartnett 612-316-2447 704-715-9115 jim.seitz@wellsfargo.com alice.hartnett@wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Adds Bankers, Launches New Secured Credit Products to Help More Small Businesses America’s No. 1 small business lender expands services as annual Small Business Appreciation Celebration begins SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2013 – To help Read More