Wells Fargo & First Generation Films Announce “Go College!” Initiative

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SAN FRANCISCO – Wells Fargo Education Financial Services and First Generation Films today kicked off the “Go College!” national community event initiative that will present 70 film screenings of the award-winning documentary First Generation to tens-of-thousands of high school students, parents, educators and civic and community leaders in 10 major cities across the United States throughout 2014. Go College! […]

Wells Fargo Commits $55 Billion to Women-Owned Businesses by the Year 2020

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SAN FRANCISCO – Wells Fargo today announced a commitment to lend a cumulative total of $55 billion to women-owned businesses in the U.S. by the year 2020, updating its lending commitment first established in 1995. The announcement will be made by Lisa Stevens, Wells Fargo lead executive for Small Business and West Coast Regional Banking […]

LIFT Program Helps Homebuyers With Downpayment Assistance

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SACRAMENTO – Wells Fargo’s special two-day, innovative homebuyer event is scheduled to be held Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16 and 17 at the Sacramento Community Convention Center. The name of the Wells Fargo’s program is NeighborhoodLIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow), an initiative designed to help people achieve sustainable homeownership. Prospective homebuyers may qualify for $15,000 […]

MARIE DAY: Beware of Mortgage Scams—Before It’s Too Late

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OPINION – The economy has had a detrimental effect on homeownership. Unemployment andunderemployment have made it tough for many homeowners to maintain current mortgagepayments. In attempts to get assistance and avoid foreclosure, vulnerable homeowners becomeprime targets for scam artists who are taking advantage of people through a wide array ofmortgage scams. For homeowners in need […]