How to stop credit card solicitations
May 25th, 2005 - 6 Comments
This is good:
By calling 1-888-5-OPTOUT (567-8688) or logging onto www.OptOutPreScreen.com you can “opt-out” of receiving pre-approved credit card offers for five years OR forever. “Opting-Out” prevents consumer credit reporting companies from using your credit file information for pre-approved offers of credit or insurance.
That’s from Sound Money Tips, one of the other personal-finance blogs I read.
Oh yeah, over the next few weeks, I’m going to be posting some of my favorite personal-finance blogs. Stay tuned.
Update: Will H. wrote in asking if this site was legit: “1) I’ve never heard of it and I’ve opted out of everything on Earth and 2) They want your SSN? This is like an application to be the victim of indentity theft.” But in fact, even though it’s ugly, this site is legit. You can find a link off the TransUnion contact page and EPIC’s Top Ten Privacy Resolutions for 2005.
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