Author Archives: Brenda Gonzalez

Mentoring for success

January is often a time for fresh starts. It is a time when many of us embark on a mission to lose weight, get organized, become a better friend, or prepare for a new job.  We often take this time … Continue reading

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Earning our stripes in credit

Credit cards are a lot like fire. They can be very useful, and there is a lot of modern life that has been simplified with their ready access, but there are definitely stories of people getting burned as they learn … Continue reading

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What we did to get involved on campus

You may be on your way to finding your niche at college with Caroline’s article from Tuesday, but our whole blog team had some additional items to share about how we got involved (or not) on our campuses. I attended … Continue reading

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Celebrating women

Women’s History Month is a time when countries across the globe celebrate the many contributions of women to history and society. As women, we have many recent achievements to celebrate. For example, after the 2012 election, Congress now has 20… Continue reading

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Hearts, flowers and pizza slices

I graduated with a masters degree shortly after my 22nd birthday and catapulted into my career soon after. This means that many of the guys my age where either still finishing college or just getting started with a “real job”… Continue reading

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Get Smart About Credit

Before college, the only report I was concerned about was my report card. It would be my ticket to a great college and eventually a great career. Turning in assignments for points, and monitoring my grades was my strategy for… Continue reading

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Lessons in credit

It seemed as if on the last day of high school, I was already receiving credit card offers in the mail. I had never considered having a credit card before and my parents had never brought it up before until… Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Save

One of the greatest parts about being a Hands on BankingSM program regional manager is the occasional opportunity to trade my Wells Fargo desk job for a classroom by volunteering to be teacher for a day. During Wells Fargo’s participation… Continue reading

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Teaching children how to save

Some of the most important lessons I learned during college happened outside of classrooms or lecture halls. Like, learning to keep track of my spending and pay monthly bills on time! And sometimes I had to learn the hard way… Continue reading

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