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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.

What is the OCC?
Posted by Michelle at 12/15/06 03:49 PM

You may want to know about them if you've ever had a problem with a credit card or loan held by a national bank. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC is a federal agency that charters, regulates and supervises national banks. Read more »

Pennsylvania, It's Time to Freeze
Posted by Michelle at 12/04/06 12:05 PM

Your credit that is--starting January 1, 2007. SB 180, a security freeze bill, was signed into law last week by Governor Rendell. Read more »

News from Transunion
Posted by Michelle at 12/01/06 11:52 AM

Have you heard about the latest data security breach? This one's at Transunion! Apparently, someone in Arizona tapped into more than 1700 people's credit information with one password. Read more »