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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 Debit Fee Outrage Is Justified
Posted by Tim at 10/31/11 11:19 AM

Our op-ed that appeared in American Banker Read more »

How To Move Your Money: Video
Posted by Tim at 10/31/11 09:59 AM

DefendYourDollars.org new video showing you the step by step process to move your money safely Read more »

Victory! Chase Will Not Charge Debit Card Fee
Posted by Tim at 10/28/11 10:13 AM

Chase will not charge $3 monthly fee. Bank of America should follow suit. Read more »

Why Is Bank of America charging $5?
Posted by Tim at 10/27/11 10:46 AM

Is financial reform to blame for the big banks charging you more fees? Nope. Read more »

Send BofA Your Own Video Breakup: "Drop the fee or we drop you!"
Posted by Eric Charping at 10/24/11 11:41 AM

We imagine the conversation might go something like this...Press play! Do you have something to say to Bank of America? Soon BofA will charge you $5 a month to use your debit card, even though they're already collecting enough money from retailers to profit on the processing costs. Read more »

Letter To BoA: Drop The $5 Fee!
Posted by Tim at 10/18/11 04:11 PM

If the banks don't drop these fees then consumers should drop them. Read more »

10 Things Debt Collectors Won't Tell You
Posted by SuzanneM at 10/18/11 10:58 AM

A new SmartMoney article gives the inside scoop on what debt collectors can and can't do, so you know how to assert your rights. Read more »

How To Move Your Money Safely
Posted by Tim at 10/17/11 10:58 AM

Sick of your bank's new fees? Use these tips to move your money. Read more »

Message To Congress: Investigate Bank Of America
Posted by Tim at 10/04/11 01:45 PM

In response to Bank of America's new $5/month fee we have called on Congress to launch an investigation. Read more »