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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.

The Word's Out, the Freeze is on Yahoo!
Posted by Michelle at 02/21/07 07:08 PM

The freeze is on the first page of Yahoo! today, February 21st. Word must be getting out that the security freeze is a good tool for consumers to use to help prevent new identity theft and fraud. Read more »

Is Your Credit Card Company Sweet on You?
Posted by Michelle at 02/13/07 12:19 PM

If your credit card company is squeezing the love out of you, it's time to send Congress a message this Valentine's Day that you want better terms in this debt relationship. Read more »

Those Sensitive Numbers
Posted by Michelle at 02/08/07 06:25 PM

It's not that ID theft is the new hot topic, but the Washington Post has a couple of good articles that ran recently regarding those numbers that should be handled or guarded with care. Read more »

Don't Pay for a Fraud Alert
Posted by Michelle at 02/01/07 06:57 PM

Don't be fooled into paying for services that place a fraud alert or help stop the junk mail from coming in. These are both required by law to be free! Read more »