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How Can I Get My Wells Fargo Student Loan Out of Default? – Melena

“Dear Steve, I have about 10,000 in student loans. I have two loans, one through Great Lakes and another through Wells Fargo. Because of some medical issues with my daughter last year my finances were challenged and my loan through Wells Fargo went into default (that loan amount is around $7,000. I have received a … Read more

Wells Fargo Bank Wants Us to Apply for a Loan Remodification With Bankruptcy. – Monique

“Dear Steve, My husband and I are behind on our Mortgage payments. After my husband hurt himself and was out of work for 3 months they put us on a 6 month repayment plan but it is coming to an end May 29th. We have filed bankruptcy and wells fargo knows this. We would like … Read more

Wells Fargo Did Not Reaffirm Our Mortgage in Our Bankruptcy. – Kenneth

“Dear Steve, Me and my wife filed bk 7 in 2011 and some how Wells Fargo didn’t get reaffirmed our second mortgage with First Tennessee did get reaffirmend.I was trying to get refinance but wells fargo wont because we didn’t reaffirm.I applied with quicken loans and after apprisal the property is only worth 81000 and … Read more

I’m Feeling Pressured by Wells Fargo on My Loan Modification. – Tom

“Dear Steve, I bought a condo in Owings Mills, MD in 2006 at the height of the mortgage boom(fraud etc.) My name is the only one on the books. Married 1 child. Canadian Citizen. 196K Purchase price. 80/20 loan. This loan was originated My a small lender and was sold to Wells Fargo the month … Read more

Billions Now Available for Foreclosure Victims. Banks to Notify Consumers.

Ten mortgage servicing companies subject to enforcement actions for deficient practices in mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure processing have reached an agreement in principle with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve Board to pay more than $8.5 billion in cash payments and other assistance to help borrowers. The … Read more

What Can I Do to Remove Wells Fargo From My Credit Report? – Benjamin

“Dear Steve, I check my credit score! In which I found out my lender Wells Fargo who I had a house back in 2004 still has my credit on hold until 2015! My question what can I do to get that removed from my credit score? What can I do to remove a bad credit … Read more

Doubts Spread About Independent Foreclosure Reviews

by Paul Kiel ProPublica The idea behind the Independent Foreclosure Review seems simple. During the peak of the foreclosure crisis, the banks broke laws and made errors that hurt homeowners. In response, the government mandated they compensate the victims. But there is growing evidence some banks are playing a major role in identifying the victims … Read more

U.S. Attorney Charges Wells Fargo With Mortgage Fraud

A loyal reader sent in a tip about a recent suit by the Manhattan U.S. Attorney against Wells Fargo Bank over mortgage fraud. Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Helen Kanovsky, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”), and David A. Montoya, Inspector … Read more

Beware of Omni Home Solutions and Rampart MMW Says Former Client

Darrell Neilander, a former client of the foreclosure/tust company/mass joinder companies Omni Home Solutions and Rampart MMW sent in the following contributed information in an effort to help inform others of his experience with two companies that are claiming to help save his property from foreclosure and get his home free and clear. I’ve written … Read more

Consumer Has Money Taken Out of Her Account Without Permission. Wells Fargo Blames Her.

It has long been held that if a consumer notices a fraudulent transfer out of an account that they should notify the bank immediately. U.S. banks have typically been good about protecting the consumer. UK banks on the other hand have seemed to tend to blame the victim. In a turn of at least one … Read more

Bank Of America Backs Off $5 Debit Card Fees After Anti-Fee Petition Skyrockets

Just one month ago I wrote about the implementation of debit card fees coming into play for big banks such as Chase, Wells Fargo and most notably Bank of America. Due to the change in a new government regulation that caps what banks can charge merchants for debit transactions they announced plans to implement a … Read more

Bank of America To Charge Monthly $5 Fee For Using Debit Cards

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before but I, Amanda Miller, am a Bank of America customer. Although, not a thrilled and loyal customer, I’m a customer nevertheless. In fact, this bank has done some things over the years I’m not very happy about but I continue to bank with them because I love … Read more

Wells Fargo Bragging About Supporting Credit Counseling, But…

A recent press release from Wells Fargo caught my eye. The title was “Wells Fargo Increases Commitment to Credit Counseling Nonprofits by 35% to $12.4 million in 2011” but upon closer inspection all Wells Fargo was really doing was increasing funding by 35% in 2011 for nonprofit housing counseling. The obvious question is if Wells … Read more