| May 16, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Wells Fargo is adding conditions for its Florida customers to keep free checking accounts.
Starting September, customers with the bank’s Essential Checking accounts will be charged a $7 monthly fee, unless they maintain a $1,500 minimum daily...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Prius giveaway at Wyland Galleries
The Wyland Foundation will host a live drawing for a Toyota Prius c Hybrid at noon Saturday at Wyland Galleries, 509 S. Coast Hwy., to celebrate those who participated in last month's National Mayor's Challenge for...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:28 PM
When the debt bomb explodes and the economy REALLY tanks you will probably run into people on the street asking “hey brother can you spare a million?” Far fetched? You may think so today but that means you’re not reading the news.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The final set of monthly jobs data before Tuesday's presidential election provided both campaigns fodder to drive home their closing arguments on jobs and the economy, with President Barack Obama's team arguing the numbers show the economy on the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Sometimes life can turn on a dime. Just ask Richard Eggers, a former Wells Fargo employee.
The 68-year-old Eggers was fired by the company's home mortgage division in West Des Moines, Iowa, in July for a petty crime he committed nearly 50 years ago....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:55 PM
When protecting your loved ones during a disaster, do not forget to also think ahead and safeguard your finances.
The first must-do is to put copies of your insurance policies, identification and bank account records in at least two places, with one...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:21 AM
ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. - If life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, right? But if life hands you nettles, and you're on Orcas Island? You make pizza.
On a recent rainy Thursday, during the weekly pizza and open-microphone night at Doe Bay Cafe, an...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:10 AM
According to the Credit Union National Association & Affiliates:
During the 2008-2010 financial crisis, bank loan portfolios declined, while credit union portfolios grew.
In the six months ending March 2012, credit union...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Superintendent Mark Tompkins presented a proposal that would keep the Harbor Springs Community Pool open and operating for the foreseeable future.
"I'm pleased to present this proposal to you. This has been a two-year effort and...
| Jan 26, 2012
When President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech Tuesday that big banks are "required to write out a living will," it was the first time that many Americans had heard of the banking rule.
Obama, who appears to be in re-election mode,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 12:50 AM
State Sen. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, announced he has introduced three bills intended to help protect homeowners and provide transparency for investors.
The chairman of the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee is pushing forward Senate...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:46 AM
The number of Americans without bank accounts is rising, with 10 million households lacking last year, up from 9 million in 2009.
That’s 8.2% of U.S. households, or 17 million adults who are categorized as "unbanked," according to a report from the...