Contact the credit bureaus.
A good deal of direct mail consists of offers for loans or credit cards. (There are now more than 7,000 cards available.) Credit bureaus are the main culprits for this source of mail.
Write them stating you wish not to be contacted. You probably need to furnish your Social Security number, but you can always call first to double-check the procedure.
P.O. Box 105873
Atlanta, Georgia 30348
P.O. Box 949
Allen, Texas 75002-0949
P.O. Box 390
Springfield, Pennsylvania 19064-0393
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