Have you received one of those automated calls from "Rachel" or "Card Services" or a similar company, stating they have important news about your credit card interest rate? Who hasn't? Well, guess what? It's not only annoying, it's illegal.
Companies are no longer allowed to robocall you, unless they have your written permission. Who would give that permission? For that matter, who would do business with a company whose initial approach is an illegal phone call? Well, turns out, plenty...Full Story