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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.

THIS FRIDAY: Hear the Experts Weigh in on Mobile Payments
Posted by SuzanneM at 10/27/10 12:20 PM

Watch a free webcast this Friday to learn from Consumers Union and other experts about mobile payments. Read more »

Advance Fees For Debt Settlement Will Be Prohibited
Posted by Tim at 10/25/10 11:51 AM

On October 27th new rules go into place for debt settlement companies that will help consumers. Read more »

Bank In Texas To Give Back $32M In Overdraft fees
Posted by Tim at 10/14/10 10:38 AM

Woodforest bank has settled with the OCC and will be returning $32 Million in ill gotten overdraft fees. We think Wells Fargo should do the same. Read more »

“E-Gift Cards”: What You Need to Know Before You Buy
Posted by SuzanneM at 10/08/10 04:24 PM

Read our information and consumer tips before buying and using " e-gift" cards. Read more »

Nationwide Moratorium on Home Foreclosures Needed
Posted by Tim at 10/08/10 10:37 AM

A nationwide moratorium on home foreclosures is needed in light of recent revelations that some lenders failed to comply with laws requiring proper documentation governing foreclosures. Read more »