Are you tired of receiving calls from Rachel at credit card services?
Older seniors, your parents perhaps, feel helpless when they receive these manipulative, and illegal telephone calls. During the last few years of her life, my husband’s mother sometimes became quite distressed when she answered the phone and heard Rachel or one of her automated cohorts on the other end of the line.
Now the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is doing something about it. The agency just announced that it is soliciting innovative ideas on how to prevent these calls. Anyone can submit an idea and the FTC is offering a $50,000 prize for the best idea.
Below are two paragraphs from the agency’s website announcement. Continue reading