Financial Literacy for Everyone
Follow Us
FacebookTwitterYouTube
For Broadcasters

Sign up for our weekly email and learn how you can play Jason Alderman's weekly Practical Money Matters on your station. Learn more

Subscribe
Summit 2014

Watch the 2014 Financial Literacy Summit
Watch the Financial Literacy Summit webcast that addressed financial literacy needs of the unbanked and underbanked
View webcast

PMM articles

Practical Money Matters
Disputing a credit card charge? Graduating? Leasing a car? Learn important tips from our weekly article series.
Read now

social media

Connect with us!
For daily money tips, quips and pics, follow us on social media.
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

Practical Money Matters Radio Series

June 10, 2013
Slowing Telemarketers


Find out what you can do to stop receiving those annoying dinnertime telemarketer calls.

Transcript

It never fails: You're just sitting down to dinner when some annoying telemarketer calls. If you haven't already done so, register your phone numbers with the National Do Not Call Registry.

Just be aware that charities, political organizations and survey companies are exempt from Do Not Call regulations. Also exempt are companies you've done business with in the last 18 months and their affiliates, unless you specifically request to be removed from their lists. To be safe, re-register if your phone gets turned off due to lack of payment or you move, even if the number doesn't change. Telemarketers have 31 days to update their lists so it can take a while.

Bottom line: While not perfect, the Do Not Call Registry will at least reduce the number of unwanted calls you receive.


Related Articles

Email to a friend

Your Name:
Your Email:
Recipient's Email:
Message:
Enter code:


The information that you provide through this e-mail feature will not be stored by Visa for any other purposes. Please refer to Visa's privacy policy for details.