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June 7, 2022
While promotions and other types of direct mail from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) can be helpful for consumers, some people would rather not receive this.  If you fall into that category, the good news is that getting off AARP’s mailing list is relatively simple. And there are a…
June 6, 2022
Many of our customers express their frustration with the amount of Capital One credit card offers they receive in the mail and via email.  Seeing as most of these mailings end up in the trash, many people want to know how they can stop Capital One from sending them mail. The good news is that [&h…
June 1, 2022
Tired of offers from credit card companies, political organizations, non-profits, and catalog companies? This guide will teach you how to stop junk mail from being delivered to your home.  Just like how you can opt out of robocalls and spam texts by adding your phone number to the National D…
February 9, 2022
Learn why are you getting spam calls and where spammers get your phone number.
October 30, 2020
Amid the most expensive election cycle in U.S. history, today we are pleased to announce the launch of our new “What’s My Vote Worth” Online Calculator, designed to show voters just how much money is spent advertising to them during the 2020 election cycle.  To use the calculator, any individual …
September 30, 2020
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – the country’s most ambitious state-level attempt at online consumer privacy protection – went into effect this year, and quickly disappointed many privacy advocates for its limited oversight and weak enforcement mechanisms. Prop 24 – …
September 14, 2020
Is Google Selling Your Personal Information? Learn How to Protect Yourself The internet allows millions of users to complete tasks quickly and conveniently. However, one of the main concerns people have is online privacy. Companies like Facebook are known to collect and share data from their user…
August 21, 2020
There are currently 150 million paid Amazon Prime subscribers, a 50% increase from April 2018. As Amazon continues to grow in popularity, more people are starting to ask the question, “does Amazon sell your personal information?” The short answer is: no, it doesn’t. The long answer is a bit more …
July 15, 2020
Are you planning on filing your taxes online? Complaints about the tax-prep industry have existed for decades. For years they’ve lobbied successfully against development of direct electronic tax-return filing, or ‘return-free filing’-processes, either of which could potentially decimate their ind…
April 28, 2020
The Internet can help you find virtually anything. However, while we all benefit from Google’s near-instant lists of relevant results, there are some downsides too.  For instance, Google your name to find information that any fraudster could use for identity theft. With half-a-million fraud …

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