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Bank Overdraft Fees Strip More Than $11 Billion from Consumers Each Year

New research by the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) finds that last year among the nation’s largest banks, overdraft fees were a $11.45 billion bonanza. […read more]

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How Not to Pay Your Bills

  (CBS News) – Americans increasingly are falling behind on their auto and student loans, new figures from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York show (see chart at bottom). If you’re struggling to pay your bills, here’s how you can contain the potential damage to your Read More

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The Christmas Creep

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Did you notice that some stores are already touting Christmas sales?  They are encouraging people to start buying for Christmas now.  We’ve been experiencing this “Christmas creep” for years. Some of us are reluctant to call it “Christmas Creep” because Read More

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Americans Get Their Financial Houses in Order for 2014 According to a New Wells Fargo Survey

Media: Kate Pulley Media: Natalie Brown 917-260-1673 775-689-6123 catherine.b.pulley-dennison@wellsfargo.com natalie.m.brown@wellsfargo.com  Americans Get Their Financial Houses in Order for 2014 According to a New Wells Fargo Survey Americans are focused on their credit score and debt; survey also reveals that generations approach borrowing differently SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. Read More

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US Consumer Spending Slows to 0.2 Percent Gain

MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers slowed their spending in September, even as overall income grew at solid pace for the second straight month. Consumer spending rose 0.2 percent in September, after at 0.3 percent gain the previous month, the Commerce Read More

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More than 40 million Households Pay More than 30 Percent for Housing

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation’s housing outlook.  The just-released The State of the Nation’s Housing in 2013 acknowledges that a housing recovery is underway; yet shares an array of findings that show only some Read More

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Wells Fargo ATMs Know You Better

Media Richele Messick651-205-6560 Richele.j.messick@wellsfargo.com   Wells Fargo ATMs Know You Better ATM becomes more personalized to deliver innovative, fast, easy customer experience; ATM Cash Tracker remains an industry first   SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that Read More