My mother helped me open a bank account with Wells Fargo when I was 12 years old. For years, it was the best bank around. There were no surprise fees, no problems with my deposits, and no trouble whatsoever to get an overdraft fee rescinded, even if the overdraft was my fault! I was so grateful to them for their efforts to keep my banking experience hassle-free and inexpensive.
Not anymore. It's been twelve years since I opened my account, and the last couple of years have seen the bank go into a downward spiral. I don't know what the issue is! Suddenly they tell me I have to pay a fee, but they never tell me when said fee will be deducted. I get an overdraft and have to fight tooth and nail just to get half of my money back, and get my account switched to the kind where you have to use your debit card ten times a month for it to stay free.
I don't like this uncertainty. I just know this is going to lead to more overdrafts, especially with the way my WF Online never seems to accurately portray my spending history, and how unreliable they've become regarding deposits. What happened to the Xbox Live charge that showed up yesterday? Why, pray tell, am I unable to access my own money for days after I deposit it? There is no excuse. Just today, I had to leave my boyfriend at a restaurant and drive to the ATM because the transaction failed. Money in my account, nothing wrong with my debit card...what's the problem here?
My level of customer satisfaction has plummeted to the point where I'm pretty sure it's underground. And I just want to strangle the tellers when they give me that fake smile after I ask what's going on and they tell me there's nothing they can do, have a nice day!
I received a letter from Wells Fargo stating they were removing over $300 from my account stating Bank Error as the reason. I have been calling and asking for explanation for over 3 months with no success. If it is valid, so be it, however I would like proof and an option to understand and if necessary dispute. UNACCEPTABLE. I also asked for information on a home equity line of credit. Before I knew what was happening, they had pulled my and my fiancee's credit report, without permission or even a signature. All I wanted was information on the product to compare to other options. That ,of course, dinged both our credit scores for no reason;as it happens , their rates were much higher than what we already had.
We were trying to consolidate our debts in one loan so we could managed better our finances.
My wife and my daughter had both of them major "Brain" surgeries in a time frame of less than one year.
This type of medical procedures requires a lot of money. One of the most expensive in the health industry.
For my daughter we were charge $160,000 and for my wife $ 65,000. My health plan payed 90% of this charges leaving us with a balance of thousands of dollars to pay to the hospital and of course every time they did an MRI to both of them the charge was $350.00 for each and an MRI was done every 2 weeks to monitor the recovery from the brain surgery.
All of this added a balance to my credit cards of thousand of dollars, $ 45,000.00 to be more exact and this is why we try to use the services of Wells Fargo Bank applying for a debt consolidation loan.
We will never again go to Wells Fargo bank.
First they did not wanted to give us a loan for this amount because we were new customers and they did not know us, even with excelent credit score like the one I have.
Second the loan amount offered to us was with an interest rate of 15% when my credit cards the highest interest rate is 11%, I had to turn down the offer of lousy low loan with a very high interest rate, leaving us with 2 credit cards to pay plus the Wells Fargo loan, they are crazy or the people in charge of analyzing the loan applications don't know what they are doing, fire alll of them, you will be doing better Wells Fargo..