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Comment Re:WF is corrupt to the core (Score 1) 104

Upvoting this. I recently joined a credit union and was able to refinance everything through them for a significant savings, Much easier to deal with and much more helpful. When shopping for a camper or car they dug right in and shared the commercial NADA data with me so that I was armed with that information when I went to dealerships. Will never bother with a traditional bank again.

Comment Re:Prime vs non-Prime (Score 1) 141

Prime costs you nothing and in fact has a lot of net positive value. I cannot stand retail shopping in bricks and mortar anymore. If I have to wait in line at all I feel slighted, and in this market I am being slighted. Amazon improved our lives. Kroger offers online shopping and pickup now....not because they want to but because they have to, lest they get stomped by amazon.

Comment Re:rotten at the top (Score 1) 341

You must embrace mediocrity. These were mediocre people doing what mediocre people do. Following orders. If I as a manager and leader created an environment that caused my subordinates to do something like this I would, by simple default, have to take responsibility for what happened. However, admitting fault in this case can result in jail time so I would not expect anyone to do that either. It is what it is. Hopefully someone learned from this.

Comment Re:rotten at the top (Score 1) 341

This has happened to me several times with Verizon where the agent didn't want to get docked for being the one to downgrade or cancel an account so they just didn't do it though they said they did. Now I just wait on the phone hitting refresh on the website until I see the account details update.

Comment Re:Completely wrong.... (Score 1) 618

I think that is the point they are going isnt so much the taxes that go away as the money itself being shipped over seas or whatever. The impact of losing the local economy is much more of an impact than losing tax revenue. I would argue that all of this is OK in the light of effieciency but offshore is not more efficient. If they dont really have much need for strong, agile IT resources then offshore is fine. If IT is your differentiator you have have to keep offshore to a minimum.

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