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Relief is on the way from those annoying robocalls. The federal government is cracking down on the automated sales pitches that interrupt your family dinner. I’ve written about my experiences with human telemarketers before (Telemarketers Beware! My Wife May Answer the Phone), and now we’re getting some help with the unsolicited inhuman variety.   New rules The FCC says it will now require companies to get your express, written consent before they… Read More

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My apologies to whomever called the house last night around 7.  Don’t take it seriously, or personally.  Unless you’re a telemarketer. We’ve been getting a ton of calls recently from all sorts of solicitors.  And the phone usually rings right around dinner time.  They want us to give money and borrow money.  They want to help us with debt reduction, mortgage loan re-structuring, and insurance.  They want us to make home improvements,… Read More

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