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Defend Your Dollars is the website of the Consumers Union Financial Services Campaign, where we support reforms to the financial marketplace to curb bad practices by banks and lenders.

Extended warranties: Say yes, sometimes
Posted by Minerva Novoa at 12/09/04 03:21 PM

From the January 2005 issue of CR: On the way to the checkout counter, you have no doubt been waylaid by a sales clerk extolling the benefits of buying an extended warranty. Read more »

Have hidden payments hiked your household insurance bills?
Posted by Minerva Novoa at 12/09/04 03:13 PM

From the January 2005 issue of CR: Officials in several states are investigating the insurance industry to determine whether inflated commissions may have inflated premiums. Investigators say that may also mean that individuals have paid too much for employee benefits and for life, auto, and homeowners' coverage. Read more »