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#ForgoWells Materials

Tools for Taking on Wells Fargo

#ForgoWells Resolution

Click here to download the #ForgoWells City Council Resolution, calling on cities to stop doing business with Wells Fargo. The resolution can easily be adapted for state legislatures, county commissions, school boards, and other public bodies. You should tailor the whereas and resolved clauses to the issues and actions that make the most sense for your locality.

Click here to download our fact sheet about moving government business out of a bank. This document can help you evaluate which demands might make the most sense for your campaign.


Banking on the Hard Sell

Low Wages and Aggressive Sales Metrics Put Bank Workers and Customers at Risk

Click here to read the groundbreaking report by Anastasia Christman at the National Employment Law Project about how unreasonable sales goals at big banks endanger the financial security of both bank workers and customers.


The "King of Cross-Sell" and the Race to Eight

An Analysis of Wells Fargo's Cross-Sell Numbers Since 1998

Click here to read this report by Michael Tanglis at Public Citizen.


#NoDAPL Materials

Major Wall Street banks like Wells Fargo and Citigroup are helping to finance the Dakota Access Pipeline. Click on the links below for materials to stop the pipeline profiteers.

Bank Divestment Toolkits

Wells Fargo City Divestment Toolkit

JPMorgan Chase City Divestment Toolkit

Bank of America City Divestment Toolkit

 

Leaflets & Fact Sheets

Boycott Wells Fargo leaflet

Boycott Bank of America leaflet

Boycott PNC leaflet

Boycott US Bank leaflet

Citigroup Fact Sheet

 

Overdraft Fees

Click here for a fact sheet about Wells Fargo's overdraft fees from Americans for Financial Reform. These fees are like payday loans because they are essentially short-terms loans that can carry annualized interest rates of up to 17,000%!

 

Additional Materials

Click here for additional materials, including letters to the bank and regulators, online petitions, and reports.