Monthly Archives: December 2012

New leaf

It’s the New Year, many take this as a time to reflect on what we can do better. One thing I myself want to improve in the coming year is participation in community support, helping out more. This past year… Continue reading

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At the speed of international banking

We take for granted today’s speed of banking. It is literally the speed of electrons—funds are wired across continents in moments, communication and transactions over distances are approved the same day, and complex documents are quickly certified with electronic signatures…. Continue reading

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Winter tidings!

Mary Roebling became President of Trenton Trust Company in 1937, and retired as board chairman in 1984. (Trenton Trust joined the Wells Fargo family of companies through the merger with Wachovia Bank in 2009.) Roebling’s leadership grew Trenton Trust’s business,… Continue reading

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America’s first Siamese cat

Here is a story about a delivery Wells Fargo & Co.’s Express made to the White House in 1879. President Rutherford B. Hayes and First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes already owned two dogs, a goat, and a mockingbird when the… Continue reading

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What’s “Worth It” to you?

Investing in the Stock Market or hitting up the Farmers Market? You want to save for the future but you also want to enjoy the present. It’s the whole notion of “deferred gratification,” where you put off immediate reward in… Continue reading

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