Are you looking prepaid cell phone plans to save a few hundred dollars or more a year so you can invest those savings in your family or yourself?
You've come to the right place.
I've compared the various companies by looking at what their plans cost, the areas they cover, and the phones they offer. So save time and money by taking advantage of what I've found out.
So you may be wondering:
With the best plans, the answer is: Yes, yes and yes!
You could pay more than $50 a month per phone for a standard post-paid account. The official cost may be less but, once you add up the additional taxes and fees, the final cost can be a budget killer.
Even if you plan is nothing fancy, it will still cost at around a $1000 a year. That's more than the yearly cost of ballet classes for a five-year-old.
We initially chose our prepaid cell phones from Tracfone and combined them with an unlimited calling plan for our landline.
Now, most prepaid cell phone plans come with unlimited talk and text,
If you're looking for a cell phone for seniors you have options there as well.
You may be worried about getting the airtime cards to refill your phone. Don't worry, you can get them online or in the store or even sign up for auto-refill. Also, unlike prepaid calling cards or debit cards, you can bank on the fact that there are no outrageous fees for activating or using them.
In fact, the lack of hidden charges or unexpected fees with most of these phones and plans is one of their big advantages.
You can get these phone and cards both online direct from the provider or from various places. Big box stores like Walmart, Target and Best Buy carry a pretty good selection.
Online, Amazon has good prices, and you can even find them on eBay though you have to be a little careful there. Sometimes the phone companies also arrange special deals on sites like the Home Shopping Network.
You can still do all the things you need to do with a prepaid cell phone:
And, (in this economy) you still have enough all the things in your budget:
So check out my reviews of the phones and plans. I go over the features and the yearly costs of each so you can decide.
on to find a prepaid cell phone plan that's right for you.
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Mar 03, 22 11:03 PM
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