- LifestyleKiplinger.com•16 hours ago
That overstuffed wallet of yours can’t be comfortable to sit on. It’s probably even too clunky to lug around in a purse, too. And with every new bank slip that bulges from the seams, your personal information is getting less and less safe. With just your name and Social Security number, identity thieves can open new credit accounts and make costly purchases in your name. If they can get their hands on (and doctor) a government-issued photo ID of yours, they can do even more damage, such as opening new bank accounts. These days, con artists are even profiting from tax-return fraud and health-care fraud, all with stolen IDs. We talked with consumer-protection advocates to identify the eight things
- BusinessSan Francisco Business Times•14 hours ago
The resignation of former CEO John Stumpf from Wells Fargo is "not enough" to assuage lawmakers that the company has purged itself of a culture that encouraged aggressive sales tactics and illegal activity, two senators said Wednesday. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) issued a letter Thursday to Stephen Sanger, who is the new chairman of Wells Fargo’s board of directors. “Given the scope of wrongdoing on his watch, Mr. Stumpf’s resignation is entirely appropriate,” the senators wrote in the letter. “But a resignation alone is not enough to assure proper accountability at Wells Fargo,” it said. “Instead, it raises additional questions.” They also questioned if the bank's
- financeNicole Sinclair•9 days ago
Many Wall Street analysts point to the expensive market—especially amid uncertain times—as a key reason for downside ahead.