Summary. Unsolicited postal mail, e-mail, and phone calls are a costly and time consuming nuisance. There are several ways to help reduce and eliminate them.
Resources. The following resources are available to help reduce unwanted solitications. The Federal Trade Commission – Privacy Website, includes information on how to opt-out of various lists. Here is a quick list of the resources provided on their lengthy and complicated website.
- OptOutPrescreen.com – Stop Credit Card Pre-Approved postal mailings. Call toll-free 1-888-5-OPTOUT (1-888-567-8688) or visit www.optoutprescreen.com for details.
- DoNotCall.gov – Stop unsolicited phone calls.
- Direct Marketing Association – Offers consumers an opportunity to opt-out of junk e-mail lists.
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