To find a cheap mobile plan, compare different providers, negotiate a lower rate, ask for discounts, and choose a similar carrier as family and friends. Some extra features may not be necessary and may only add to the mo... More » Technology Mobile

In general, prepaid phone plans offer significant savings over plans with contracts, so comparing prepaid rates among major carriers can lead to significant savings. However, these plans require users to pay for their ph... More » Technology Mobile

As of April 2015, AT&T has the cheapest monthly rate for mobile phone insurance of the four major U.S. carriers. AT&T phone insurance plans start at $6.99 per month and cover loss, theft, accidental damage and mechanical... More » Technology Mobile
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