🛑 Stopping junk mail

You can stop receiving the majority of junk mail with a few easy steps.

Why it matters: Unsolicited catalogfs and credit card offers create clutter and can increase your exposure to identity theft.

⚙️ How it works: Use these free or low cost options for the following:

👉 Credit and insurance offers

  • OptOutPrescreen.com is the official service for opting out of the lists Consumer Credit Reporting Companies sell — for 5 years or permanently.

👉 Catalogs and other junk mail

  • Catalogchoice.org is a non-profit working to reduce waste and clutter. Create a free account and search for specific catalogs with an opt-out.
  • DMAchoice.org charges a $4 one time administrative fee to register you for a junk mail supression service.

👉 Opt-out for the deceased or as a caretaker

✅ For your Smart Homeowner list

  • Make sure you ALWAYS shred credit card and insurance offers.
  • If you haven’t already, install a locking mail box like this one or this one to reduce your risk for mail theft.



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