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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.

B of ATo Start Charging $5/Month Debit Card Fee
Posted by Tim at 09/29/11 11:58 AM

Bank of America announced that it will start charging customers $5 per month to use their debit card. Read more »

Turning your cell phone into a wallet could cost you
Posted by Michael McCauley at 09/23/11 10:28 AM

Consumers don't always get the same legal rights when something goes wrong with a transaction. Read more »

The Financial Crisis Aftermath—Please Pass the Backhoe
Posted by Tim at 09/19/11 10:54 AM

What the future may hold for consumers. Read more »

Signs Point To Google Wallet Launch Today
Posted by Tim at 09/19/11 09:36 AM

Google Wallet may launch later today. Will it have basic consumer protections? Read more »

Cordray Confirmation Hearing Starts Today
Posted by Tim at 09/06/11 09:45 AM

Senate needs to confirm Cordray as director of the CFPB in order for the agency to get full powers to protect consumers. 44 Senators are trying to weaken consumer protection. Read more »

US Government To Sue Big Banks Over Mortgage Crisis
Posted by Tim at 09/02/11 11:24 AM

Too big to fail doesn’t mean too big to do the right thing Read more »