Tired of Those Annoying Spam Calls? Here’s How to Stop Them

Your phone rings and you see “unknown number” as the caller ID. You might choose to ignore it, but if you’re waiting to hear back from somebody, maybe a potential job offer or even an installation person, you pick it up. And you soon realize this isn’t the call you’ve been expecting. Instead, it’s a spam call.

This year alone, Americans are expected to get over 52 billion robocalls, which breaks down to approximately 1 billion calls every week, according to YouMail, a company that specializes in blocking them.