How We Cut Our Cell Phone Bill in Half

Not Another Camerea Phone

With the beginning of a new year approaching, many of us see this as a chance to start over in certain areas in our lives, whether it’s healthy eating, exercise, relationships, or budgeting.

For us, we had always wanted to get a better handle on our phone usage because we knew it was eating up our budget more than it should.

We’re not heavy cell phone users. My husband’s job doesn’t allow him too much cell phone time.  And for me, well, even if I wanted to, the kids would never let me get more than a couple of minutes on the phone. So we really didn’t need all those minutes, all those messages, and all that data provided through our cell phone contract.

But many of us don’t like to be restricted by limits, so it just seems easier to get a plan with unlimited everything so as not to worry about going over each month. But if your cell phone activity is like ours, you may want to consider a cell phone option that doesn’t bind you to a contract like this one.

What a breath of fresh air when we found out about Ting [referral link], a cell phone provider that

  • won’t bind you to a contract
  • won’t force you to pick a plan that doesn’t exactly suit your usage
  • won’t charge you huge fees for going over your allotted minutes
  • won’t promise you unlimited everything when you don’t need everything

With Ting, your cell phone usage will put you in certain tiers (XS, S, M, L, XL). Each tier in each category has a fee. For example, maybe you use your cell phone the most for texting, then for calls, and lastly, for data. Your typical monthly fees might be

Messages-L $8 + Minutes-M $9 + Data-S $3 + Device $6 (standard fee per device) = $26

Go to their site and click “Rates” to see where you would fall. [referral link]

But wait … it gets better! If you are still stuck in a cell phone contract with a hefty early termination fee (ETF), Ting is currently offering to pay you back 50% of your ETF, up to $150 per device. But, don’t delay … this offer is only good until January 5, 2015!

Switching to Ting cut our cell phone bill in half, and we’ve never looked back. Maybe Ting will work for you too!

Click here to get started. [referral link]

NOTE: If you decide to sign up, I recommend that you do so using the links on this post, which contains my referral link. By doing so, Ting will reward both of us with credits. It’s a win-win!

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “referral links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive a referral credit. Thank you for your support! I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” Click here for more information on my disclosure.


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6 thoughts on “How We Cut Our Cell Phone Bill in Half

  1. I would love to use Ting but they don’t cover our area. However, there are other similar operators who do and we’re about to switch…

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