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Choices, Choices, Choices: Evaluating the Family Budget

Every so often, I sit down and evaluate our family budget.  Some expenses are fixed and necessary, but many expenses can be reduced or eliminated.  Earlier this year, we switched our home phone service to Ooma, thereby drastically reducing our bill.  (We weren't quite brave enough to stop home service completely.)  


We also switched our wireless phone plan, but I'm thinking that we are still paying more than necessary, so I've been researching various cell phone providers this morning. There are so many options, and I've realized that the vastness of the choices is immobilizing me from action.  So, before I go back to crunching numbers, I thought I'd publish this blog post and ask for your input--because although I can find plenty of testimonials online, it's always good to hear from real people!

What cell phone provider do you use?  Are you happy with your service and cost; would you recommend them?

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Thanks for your input!  

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  1. We use T-Mobile. I made the switch from Verizon a number of years ago because Jenna had T-Mobile and she was the person I called the most and back then it was free to call someone on the same network. I don't know if that really matters anymore but it sure did back then. Overall I am pretty happy with the service but I have to say when I went to Michigan a few years ago the service was terrible. I know you travel to Utah often so that could make a difference. Good luck in your search!

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    1. Thanks! I'm not sure what we'll end up doing. I appreciate your input!

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