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Golden West Financial was the second largest savings and loan association in the United States, operating branches under the name of World Savings Bank. Contents. [hide]. 1 History. 1.1 Golden West Financial; 1.2 Growth in the 1970s and 1980s; 1.3 The 1990s and 2000s. 2 Takeover by Wachovia; 3 Notes; 4 External ...

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About Golden West. Golden West Financial Corporation, the parent of World Savings Bank, was a unique and successful residential mortgage portfolio lender that operated from 1963 to 2006 with a reputation for quality lending, ethics and integrity. The following fundamental factors set Golden West apart from other ...

www.wellsfargo.com/about/corporate/worldsavings

In October 2006, Wachovia Corporation acquired Golden West Financial Corporation, including World Savings. With the merger, Wachovia gained mortgage lending operations under the World Savings Bank name in 39 states. In 2008, Wells Fargo & Company acquired Wachovia Corporation, including World Savings.

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As of October 1, 2006, Golden West Financial Corporation was acquired by Wachovia Corporation. Golden West Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for World Savings Bank, FSB, which offers retail banking services in the United States. The company generates deposits and originates loans.

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May 8, 2006 ... Wachovia Corp., the nation's fourth largest bank, is gaining its first major foothold in the West in a $25 billion deal to acquire Golden West Financial Corp.

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Golden West Financial Corp. background, news, press releases, stock quote, financials, financial ratios, revenues, officers, and additional company information . Financial information and research on Golden West Financial Corp. at Forbes. com.

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The Golden West Financial Corporation Cost of Savings Index (GDW COSI) is the weighted average of the rates of interest on the deposit accounts of the federally insured depository institution subsidiaries of Golden West Financial Corporation ( GDW). All of the depository institution subsidiaries of Golden West Financial ...

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In 1963, they started Golden West Financial and grew to 285 branches under the name World Savings. The Sandlers' were known for careful, conservative lending . They've given away millions of dollars to charity and started an advocacy group for low income borrowers called the Center for Responsible Lending.