The Average Family Wastes $70/Month on Cell Phone Bills — How to Fix it Before Your Next Bill

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Having a family is expensive.


There are plenty of ways to reduce your pricy monthly bills, like canceling one of your 18 streaming services or cooking at home more. These can be quick and easy fixes that give your wallet a break, but it hurts when you have to sacrifice things that make your family happy.

What you might not know is there are ways to save cash without sacrificing anything at all. Yup, it’s time to take a look at your cell phone bill.

You could be wasting at least $70 a month by using an expensive name-brand network. A cell service called Pure TalkUSA could keep you connected for way less — without giving up anything at all.

It Takes 30 Seconds to See How Much Money Your Family Could Save

If you think your monthly cell phone bill is outrageous, you’re probably right. American families are overpaying by using national networks under big names, when they could be getting the same service for way less.

And despite what the big carriers might make you think, you probably don’t need to shell out hundreds of dollars for unlimited data.

Enter: Pure TalkUSA. It’s built on the AT&T network, so you’ll get big-brand coverage without the big-brand price tag. Plus, you can pick a plan that perfectly fits your usage needs — and budget.

Monthly plans start at $20 a line, and each plan includes unlimited talk and text. If you want unlimited everything? It’s only $55 a month to get unlimited talk, text and data.

And because your family will need multiple lines, you get a discount for each line you add. For instance, a family of four can get 20% off their total monthly bill.

Even sweeter: You’ll get 50% off your first month.

Plus, there are no contracts, so you’re not tied into some years-long commitment. You can even try out Pure TalkUSA for 30 days. If you’re not happy, it’ll give you a refund.

Curious about how much you could be saving each month? Punch some information into the Pure TalkUSA online calculator. It takes all of 30 seconds, and it’ll tell you exactly what your bill will be.

Kari Faber ([email protected]) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She would never sacrifice her Netflix subscription — ever. For anything. Don’t even ask.