In the last few days, I’ve talked about opting out of prescreened credit and insurance offers and unsubscribing from the worst junk mail offenders. But let’s be honest: Slaying the junk mail dragon is pretty near impossible. At some point, you will spend more time unsubscribing than you would just to shred the junk mail. And you’ll be incredibly frustrated, too. So at this point, you should decide how much time you’re willing to invest–and probably keep it to a few minutes a week from this point forward.
Otherwise, you’ll feel as though you’re losing your mind. Ask me how I know. 🙂
Time required: Less than 10 minutes of shredding per week.