The Daily Dollar

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.

Guarding those precious digits...
Posted by Michelle at 06/08/07 01:33 PM

And I'm not talking about a phone number (which I also hesitate to give out to avoid annoying telemarketing calls), but rather my social security number. Who has it? Who's asking for it? What do they do with it? Why do people aside from my tax collectors, creditors, investment brokers or employer need it? Read more »