At the top of many people’s “annoying” lists sits robocalls. Stealing our time, attention, privacy, and money, robocalls are the No. 1 source of consumer complaints to the Federal Communications Commission, as Americans receive an estimated 2.6B robocalls each month.
The mobile phone version of “junk mail” which we addressed in last week’s tip, I turn again to Elisabeth Leamy, Consumer Advocate and Washington Post columnist, who offers great advice on how to best deal with this ever-growing nuisance. Some I’m sure you know and practice, but I found some great reminders and new information. Here are her suggestions:
And just so you know you are in good company 😉 here are the most prevalent types of robocalls:
I hope you find this helpful and take steps to stop these distractions.