Monday, July 12, 2004

While you were out ...

I'd put a hold on our mail while we were down on the coast, with a request to deliver all the stuff today when we got back.

So I just went out and wrestled the stack of very important correspondence out of the mailbox. It included:

• 16 credit card offers
• 9 sale circulars
• 7 pieces of actual mail
• 5 magazines
• 3 catalogs
• 2 of those newsprint "coupon" things I never read
• 1 check from TWMBIC for the 90 hours of vacation time they owed me

Obviously, the check was the best of the bunch. But 16 credit card offers in 7 mail-delivery days? I guess when you check the mail every day, you don't notice how many offers you get.

I figure the postal service delivers mail something like 310 days a year, which would mean at this rate I get 708 credit card offers a year. If each of those offers threw out a $5,000 credit limit, that's $3.5 million worth of credit I could get my hands on in a year.

Hmm. Maybe the wife and I shouldn't pin those hopes on the lottery. We could gather up the credit cards and charge our way to prosperity.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

There are more important things than Business credit card application to consider when choosing a credit card but it is worth looking into.

2:16 PM  

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