Kip Tips


Swap Your Cell Plan


From Kiplinger's July issue

You might save a lot by switching from a contract plan to a prepaid plan. You'll pay a flat rate by the minute, by the day, or both. And the phones are cheap, too, if you don't need a lot of bells and whistles.


Tracfone offers phones starting at $10. ATT Pay As You Go Unlimited Talk charges 10 cents per minute plus $1 for each day the phone is used. Heavy users should explore Boost Mobile, with a $50 monthly plan that includes unlimited talk, texting and Web access. Comparable contract plans range from $100 to $300.

Here are eight more tips to help you save money on phone,Internet and TV.




You can get valuable updates like Kip Tips from Kiplinger sent directly to your e-mail. Simply enter your e-mail address and click "sign up."

More Sponsored Links


DISCUSS

Permission to post your comment is assumed when you submit it. The name you provide will be used to identify your post, and NOT your e-mail address. We reserve the right to excerpt or edit any posted comments for clarity, appropriateness, civility, and relevance to the topic.
View our full privacy policy


Advertisement

Market Update

Advertisement

Featured Videos From Kiplinger