Banking

A cable car passes by Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco, California.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Sued, Accused Of Opening Accounts Without Customer Knowledge

A Wells Fargo customer is suing the bank, accusing it of deceiving customers by giving them new accounts and credit cards without their knowledge.

05/05/2015

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Specialty Consumer Reports You May Not Know About

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — You’ve heard of your credit report, but a Call Kurtis Investigation has learned there are dozens of reports about you, you probably don’t know about. A couple from Antelope didn’t […]

02/02/2015

(Golden 1 Credit Union)

California Credit Union Members Getting $18 Million Giveback Gift

A Sacramento-based credit union said it will give back $18 million to more than 500,000 of its members statewide.

12/09/2014

CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Pay Allegedly Double-Charged Bank Of America Customers

Some Bank of America customers are claiming they’re been double-charged on transactions made using Apple Pay.

10/22/2014

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Banks Agree To Pay $8.5B For Foreclosure Abuse

U.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis by agreeing to pay $8.5 billion to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on millions of homeowners.

01/07/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Regulations Eyed For Prepaid Debit Cards

At a hearing in North Carolina Tuesday, intended to start the process of writing rules to govern the rapidly expanding industry, Consumer Financial Protection Board Director Richard Cordray warned about the high fees that catch many consumers by surprise.

05/23/2012

A banking customer uses an ATM at a Wells Fargo Bank in Oakland (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF-Based Wells Fargo Imposing $7 Monthly Checking Fee

Wells Fargo customers in six states who had free checking accounts will pay $7 a month starting in May.

03/08/2012

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clergy Members Ask Wells Fargo To Repent During SF Foreclosure Protest

Dozens of clergy members and community activists rallied today outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in protest of what they say is rampant foreclosure abuse.

02/22/2012

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California To See Bulk Of Landmark Foreclosure Settlement

The five largest mortgage lenders have reached a $26 billion settlement with 49 states, including California, over foreclosure abuses that took place after the housing bubble burst, federal officials announced Thursday.

02/09/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Should You Switch On National Bank Transfer Day?

Activists have marked Saturday, November 5th as Bank Transfer Day. With more than 40 dedicated Facebook pages, thousands of YouTube videos, and a top trending topic on Twitter, Bank Transfer Day seems to have everyone talking.

11/03/2011

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