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Confused by your mobile phone bill, and looking for ways to save money?  We're here to help, with a great collection of articles on lowering the cost of your cellular phone.   Ideas that range from simple and easy, to a little harder, but with a huge payoff.  Start spending less for your cell phone today.

No Cell Signal at Home? The Cheap Fix!

bad cell receptionDon’t spend hundreds on a complicated signal booster system. Just switch to one of these plans or apps.

Spotty cell service can cause a lot of frustration. But most of us have Wi-Fi internet at home. The good news is you don't have to spend hundreds of dollars on a signal booster for your home. The right phone carrier or apps will do the trick to get Wi-Fi calling enabled on your phone. You can send and receive calls over your home’s wireless internet as if you were in any area with excellent cell phone reception. Here are your options.Read the rest...

Identify Theft Happens and Everyone Is a Target

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identity theftEveryone fits into at least one of the identity theft high-risk groups.

When reading about cases of identity theft in the news or online, it can be easy to forget everyone is a target and that cases of identity theft continue to increase worldwide. With the advent of newer technologies and more private information being stored in online mediums, identity thieves are continuing to become more sophisticated in the methods they use to entrap consumers. Some individuals are more at risk because of their type of online activity according. Unfortunately, most people fit into at least one of those high-risk groups.Read the rest...

Don't Get Taken By Prepaid Phone Cards

The most vulnerable are those who can least afford to get taken.

Everyone has used prepaid phone cards at least once in their lifetimes. While they aren't used as often today, those who can’t afford a cell phone or calling plan may be stuck with prepaid phone cards as the only option. These folks can least afford to overpay for phone charges, but because they use phone cards more often, they are more likely to suffer from high prices, fraudulent fees and more.Read the rest...

Cut your Cell Phone Bill in Half!

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If your cell phone bill seems too high, it probably is. Two options could cut your bill down by as much as half. You can cut services or cut your carrier. Before considering other providers, try to determine exactly what services you are paying for and whether or not you really need or want them. Don’t sign a new contract until you take into account some considerations.Read the rest...

Think Before You Buy! iPhone 5’s Unimpressive Release Has Some Consumers Trading Luster for Sensibility

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After a great amount of fanfare and media blitz, the new iPhone 5 was finally revealed. Long lines of eager iPhone collectors awaited the chance to own the latest Apple’s latest gadget. Hoping to compete with Android and Samsung’s Galaxy S III larger screens; Apple increased their screen size from 3.5 inches to 4 inches. Bigger screens and more extras appear to be one of the main draws for these new Smartphones. Apple does have a large following, but it is questionable, whether this newest iPhone really lives up to the expectations.Read the rest...

Free Wi-Fi Is Everywhere!!! How to Find It

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With more people than ever accessing the Internet through tablet computers and smartphones, businesses have found that offering free Wi-Fi to customers is a smart business move. If you know where to look and how to access it, free Wi-Fi can be found almost everywhere now.Read the rest...

Five Free Family Finance Apps

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Balancing the family budget and tracking spending can be challenging for many families. It's easy to forget crucial categories, forget to track expenses and over-budget in one area while under-budgeting in another area. Many financial experts recommend carrying a small notebook and pencil to keep track of expenses throughout the day, but it's easy to forget the notebook and lose track of spending. Read the rest...

Save Money: Avoid Cell Phone Contract Cancellation Fees

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Chances are, when you signed up for cell phone service, you signed a contract. Within that contract was a bunch of fine print, rules and regulations, and fees. It behooves you to pay attention to such fees, in the event that you might want to transfer or cancel service for a better option in the future. Most companies have something called an Early Termination Fee (ETF), which applies to a number of different situations. Many people are unaware of these fees, which can be upwards of $200. Think before you cancel, and you might be able to move on without paying these hefty fees.Read the rest...

8 Personal Finance Apps to Help You Save Money

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smartphoneAlmost no one goes anywhere without their smartphone these days. Whether you use your phone to check the weather, keep up with the latest news or use it as a mobile GPS to keep yourself on track, smartphones have become integral to how we get things done. In 2012, your phone will gain even more functionality with a variety of financial apps and programs that can help you manage your personal economy no matter where you are. Read the rest...

Hidden Money-Saving Talents of Smartphones

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Smartphones have become a necessity for most people. You can send and receive calls and texts, surf the Internet, and get amazing apps to help you in any aspect of your life, from weight loss to studying for a test. Many people use smartphones to navigate their way through daily life. The best thing about smart phones is the incredibly affordable software you can buy in the form of apps. The apps below don't cost much, but they sure do a lot for you. Some of them will even save you money by replacing otherwise expensive electronic devices.Read the rest...