Get Rich Slowly reader Eric H. forwarded a link to optoutprescreen.com. He writes:
This website lets you opt-out for either five years or forever from annoying credit card solicitations by adding your name to the do-not-call/mail lists at the three major Credit Bureaus. This will reduce your junk mail and keep your credit report and social security number from the companies you don’t want to have it.
Visit https://www.optoutprescreen.com/ or call 1-888-5-OPTOUT.
As an added benefit, this removes trash from the waste stream — people literally throw away tons of mail from credit-card companies every day. This doesn’t just save paper; it also cuts down on the weight of the mail carried each day, helping the postal service burn less gas while reducing green-house gasses and other harmful tailpipe emissions.
This is an excellent find.
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