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Cellphone: Saved 43%

February 8, 2007

In January, I took a long hard look at my finances and realized I was spending money in the wrong places. So I made some changes, and today I saw my first positive effect of what I’ve been calling “The Cheapening.”

cheapening cellphone

That’s a 43% change in my cellphone bill because I thought, “Hey! I don’t need all of the bells and whistles!” I never came close to sending all of the text messages I bought. And do I *really* need to surf the web from my phone? No. That’s why I pay Comcast. So while I didn’t ditch the data plan altogether, I switched to the cheapest plan.

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  • tiger February 10, 2007 at 4:34 pm

    Go You! 🙂 I *love* those moments, though. Seriously. Empowering.