Monthly Archives: April 2013

Wells Fargo ExpressSend® service

The Wells Fargo ExpressSend® service is a trusted and affordable way to send money to family and friends in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Philippines, India, Vietnam, or China.  Convenient and reliable, ExpressSend® … Continue reading

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Pin Money

When collecting documents, the condition of an item has substantial impact on its value. Is the document free of creases and dirt?  Does the item have water stains, smudges, or missing corners?  One common description of older banknotes, even when in … Continue reading

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National Teach Children to Save Day

April 23rd is national Teach Children to Save Day. Wells Fargo chose April to re-launch the Junior Agent Saver Club (JASC) Program, to coincide with National Financial Literacy month and National Teach Children to Save Day. The program has been … Continue reading

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A green investment

For decades, banks have enticed customers with promotional giveaways, wooing depositors with everything from toasters to ponies.  This Earth Day, we take a look back at The First National Bank and Trust Company of Fargo, ND (a predecessor of Norwest Corporation, which … Continue reading

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Money Lessons

It’s said that you learn to swim by swimming. By this logic I would think that you learn to save by saving, or learn about banking by banking. Wells Fargo participates in Teach Children to Save Day next week, and here at … Continue reading

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John Rush art at Wells Fargo History Museum, San Francisco

When I was a child, my family took an annual trip to the “Land of Enchantment,” a place unlike anywhere I’d ever been. My father drove us all to LAX , and guided us through the terminal to board our flight to El Paso, … Continue reading

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Pat Patterson (Part 3)

In this story of Pat Patterson—civil rights pioneer and Wells Fargo banker—I told in Part 1 and Part 2 about his role in the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Sharon) In an oral interview from 1989, with … Continue reading

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First Interstate

On April 1, 1996, Wells Fargo and First Interstate Bank merged. At the time, Wells Fargo had been in California, “The Oldest Bank in the West.” The merger with First Interstate took Wells Fargo to ten states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, … Continue reading

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