Articles for tag: Do Not Call, Do Not Call Registry

Karla News

How to Block Unwanted Phone Calls

No matter how hard you try, spammers and scammers are going to get ahold of your phone number. It’s impossible to keep your phone number completely private. Anyone you call, any form you fill out – if your number is on it, there is a chance it can be sold to or used by some ...

A Political Do Not Call Registry, Will it Work?

I was recently chatting with a friend who is a Congressional staffer in Washington and he mentioned that a Political Do Not Call Registry was being created to put an end to those annoying political telephone calls most people hate. Every election hose annoying recorded political solicitation messages ring phones off the hook in homes. ...

Karla News

How to STOP Telemarketers and Annoying Phone Calls

Most people hate answering the phone to find a telemarketer on the other end. Some will treat them rudely, swear at them, threaten them and generally make their short time on the phone as miserable as possible. I know this because I have worked as a telemarketer for four years. I am going to let ...

Karla News

How to Opt-Out of Junk Mail Coming to Your House

A few years ago the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) set up the National Do Not Call Registry in order to stem the tide of telemarketing calls. If you don’t want any more telemarketers phoning your house while you’re eating dinner all you need to do is sign up for the Do Not Call Registry and ...

Karla News

How to Get Off Telemarketer Calling Lists

Telemarketing calls can be really annoying. Many of us have gotten into the habit of humoring the telemarketers in an effort to keep them from harassing other unsuspecting consumers. Others have taken to being rude or annoying in an effort to have yourself crossed off their cost list because you are weird, or annoying. My ...

Karla News

How to Stop Unwanted Phone Calls from Unrecognized Numbers

While sitting with a friend waiting for a meeting to begin recently, I received a phone call from a number I didn’t recognize. Since it was not from a toll-free number (which could indicate a telemarketer), I decided to answer it. A woman introduced herself and asked me how I was doing. Immediately, I realized ...

“Cardholder Services” – Nuisance

Have you ever received those annoying calls from, “Michelle,” “Rachel,” “Heather,” or some other name from “Cardholder Services”? Lately, they have been adding calls from “Health Services” as well. I suppose, it’s because it’s the season, where most people have to sign up for next year’s health insurance coverage. People are more likely to fall ...

Karla News

How to Stop Telemarketing Phone Calls

You did not sign up to be on the “Do Not Call” list. Or you did, but you are still getting those annoying phone calls. Every time you sit down for dinner, your telephone rings and someone is trying to sell you something you don’t want. Frustrated, you curse and pull out your hair. Save ...