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.

Banks get OCC to do their dirty work.
Posted by Gail, the money mom at 08/21/08 03:30 PM

Despite the unprecedented support for the recent proposed rule on unfair and deceptive credit card practices a federal banking agency is publicly opposing the rule. Read more »

The end is near...at least to long debit holds
Posted by Gail, the money mom at 08/18/08 04:56 PM

The rules at Visa and MasterCard for debit card purchases at the gas pump will change, and hopefully leave the debit hold problem a thing of the past once the rules are implemented. Read more »

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Money, Mo’ Money
Posted by Gail, the money mom at 08/08/08 03:49 PM

Foreclosure update: A new, short documentary tells the story of borrowers who were lied to and ignored by their mortgage loan servicers. Read more »

Save Some Money on Your College Student
Posted by Gail, the money mom at 08/05/08 07:14 PM

Save some money on your college student by paying attention to insurance costs. Read more »