Capital One almost sends me a mail everyday asking me to get their credit cards because I can earn miles through their mileage program. It's like so useful to me as I travel by airplane every 5 years or so. It's annoying, it wastes my time, and it's bad to the environment (for wasting those papers, poor trees).
And I found that there's a number I can call to ask the three credit bureaus to stop giving my information to those credit card companies:
If you're afraid of giving out your social security number on the phone, you can refer to the following sites for the trustworthiness of the number:
Start saving some trees today!