How to Lower Your AT&T Wireless Monthly Bill

I recently took a look at all my bills and realized that my monthly AT&T bill is one of the highest.  Annualized, I was paying as much for cell phone service as I was for my electric bill.  I also noticed that my AT&T bill was higher than the monthly Cablevision bill for internet, phone and television.  This had gotten out of hand and I needed to lower the price, even if it meant leaving AT&T.  I’m going to detail how I cut my AT&T bill by $30 monthly.  I’m going to jump around a bit, so stay with me. Fortunately … Read more

Ting Wireless Saves Mom Some Big Bucks

Like everyone else, my cell phone bill is too high.  There are three phones on my plan and one of them is for my mom who uses her phone maybe once every two months for a few minutes.  I have AT&T and that translates to a larger expense than I think it’s worth.  This is how I found out about Ting Wireless which is a very low cost provider of mobile phone service. Ting is owned by a company called Tucows which I knew of from various domain registration activities over the years.  They use the Sprint network for CDMA … Read more

Is Cell Phone Insurance Worth the Cost?

Is cell phone insurance worth the cost?  Maybe not. First a story.  The winter of 2014/2015 was a brutal one here in New Jersey.  It stuck with us until mid April.  Seemed like it wouldn’t end.  My driveway was a sheet of ice most of the winter.  Here in the northeast, we all are familiar with a term called black ice.  This is a condition where a thin transparent layer of ice covers your driveway or the roadway.  You aren’t aware of it since its invisible.  You only become aware of it when you walk or drive over it.  A clear … Read more