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Money blogger for the @WashingtonPost. Read more: @GetThereWP. Send me your tips & questions: jonnelle.marte@washpost.com

I have $100K in student loans and been denied for credit cards. How can I build credit?

washingtonpost.com — Q. I have over $100,000 in student loans, and have been denied for credit cards. I only plan to use the card to help build up my credit score, and to pay for groceries between paychecks. What am I supposed to do if I keep being denied?

Wells Fargo chief resigns from advisory role with Federal Reserve

chicagotribune.com — Just days after he faced a tough grilling on Capitol Hill, Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf resigned from an advisory role with the Federal Reserve. Stumpf has left his position as a representative for the 12th District on the Federal Advisory Council, the San Francisco Fed said Thursday.

After Wells Fargo, how much can you trust your bank?

washingtonpost.com — At a time when branch employees at many large banks are feeling more pressure to sell their customers products, the Wells Fargo scandal shows that the front-line workers who handle customer accounts present a threat that is often overlooked, some security and privacy experts say.

Wells Fargo CEO tells Congress he is ‘deeply sorry’ for massive scam at the bank

abqjournal.com — WASHINGTON - Wells Fargo's long-time chief executive John Stumpf apologized before a Senate panel Tuesday morning for violating customers' trust and announced the mega bank would review whether a scheme in which bank employees created millions of sham accounts went on for far longer than initially thought.

Wells Fargo CEO to ‘accept full responsibility’ before Congress

washingtonpost.com — Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf will apologize for violating customers' trust when he takes the hot seat on Capitol Hill on Tuesday morning to answer questions about the sham accounts bank employees created.

Concerns grow over sales tactics in banking industry in US

nzherald.co.nz — By Jonnelle Marte For Oscar Garza, career success was measured one account at a time. The Chase personal banker said he had a month to persuade customers to open 40 checking or savings accounts and 15 credit cards. Meeting that goal would mean an extra $800, but failure could lead to his termination.

Banks' pressure to sell creates problems for consumers

startribune.com — For Oscar Garza, career success was measured one account at a time. The Chase personal banker said he had a month to persuade customers to open 40 checking or savings accounts and 15 credit cards. Meeting that goal would mean an extra $800, but failure could lead to his termination.

In wake of Wells Fargo scandal, concerns grow over banking sales tactics | Lexington Herald-Leader

pics.mcclatchyinteractive.com — "You either do this or you're out," said Oscar Garza, a former Chase personal banker, on pressure to sign customers up for new checking and savings accounts and credit cards - whether they want them or not.

‘It goes beyond Wells Fargo’: Concerns grow over sales tactics in banking industry

washingtonpost.com — For Oscar Garza, career success was measured one account at a time. The Chase personal banker said he had a month to persuade customers to open 40 checking or savings accounts and 15 credit cards. Meeting that goal would mean an extra $800, but failure could lead to his termination.

Avenues - unionleader.com - Manchester, NH

unionleader.com — Mortgage rates are still low, making it a seemingly great time to buy a home. But aspiring home buyers still need to overcome one major obstacle before they lay eyes on their dream home: Can they afford it? The typical U.S.
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Sep 28, 2016

The future is here: Some doctors have scribes in India take notes after watching the exam through Google Glass.  http://wpo.st/utU02 

Sep 27, 2016

Wells Fargo CEO could be forced to return $40 million after sales scandal  http://wpo.st/QCN02 

Sep 27, 2016

I have $100K in student loans and keep getting denied for credit cards. How can I build credit?  http://wapo.st/2cSBEDC 

Sep 26, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: "I have $100K in student loans and been denied for credit cards. How can I build credit?"  http://wapo.st/2db4hOa 

Sep 22, 2016

Wells Fargo CEO resigns from advisory role with the Federal Reserve:  http://wapo.st/2d0ToMF 

Sep 21, 2016

The scandal at Wells Fargo draws attention to one potential threat banks may overlook: their own employees.  http://wapo.st/2d0jaD0 

Sep 20, 2016

RT @renaemerle: Elizabeth Warren to Wells Fargo CEO in brutal exchange: “You should resign, you should give back the money." https://t.co/bKPWYyaWIn


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