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Are you just shooting yourself in the foot if you give to charities that solicit door to door or over the phone?

It seems like if charities come to the door and you give them money, you just end up with more charities at your door. The same happens with charities that solicit by phone. They obviously share ...
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I keep receiving letters from banks saying I'm pre-approved for credit. Is this junk mail? Are they allowed to do this?

It's scary, because they have my name and address, and if they've pre-approved me, they must have a lot more than that. Am I safe to throw this away as junk mail? Are these random banks allowed to ...