I have been with Wells Fargo for over a year now and the entire experience has been very trying. I am displeased in so many ways I cant even think where to begin. I opened a Wells Fargo account when I moved out of state as it was located conviently to my new residence. The customer service is very poor; both corporate and in store. They have more service fees than any other bank I have been with. They are constantly trying to get you to add services but give very little attention to your needs or concerns. I will be closing my account as soon as I'm able to find a more suitable bank. I would recommend anyone who think about banking with Wells Fargo to really look into it.
Wells Fargo is a customer-hostile operation and this branch fits their mold. It took the rep over an hour to open a new checking account and it originally charged over $30/month in fees. When I deposited a big check, they refused to release the funds for 10 days even though it was drawn on the Northern Trust Bank and came from a major investment firm. It seemed very unethical -- why do they get to use my money for 10 days before they release it to me? It clears overnight as an ACH deposit. It's called "kiting a check" and it's supposed to be illegal. Virtually every employee I have dealt with at this branch for different simple services, such as safe deposit box access or depositing a large amount of change, has had a "can't do" attitude and has been sort of rude and dismissive. Go to another bank where they don't withhold your money for a week and a half and treat you with more professionalism than you will ever find at Wells Fargo.
This is the place to be for your banking needs, My experience was wonderful on my first visit. The bank Manager and the employees are very Professional and Friendly, I am very happy to be a customer of this bank.