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This Is the Best Way to Lower Your Phone Bill

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 1 of 11: Your cell phone is, undeniably, an essential item. You use it to check your email, get directions, and even watch your favorite shows. However, if you're like most Americans, you're paying an arm and a leg for those services every month. According to the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018, Americans spent an average of $99 a month—or a whopping $1,188 per year—on their cell phone service. That doesn't mean you have to keep paying through the nose for this essential utility, however—in fact, there's a simple way to cut your cell phone bill significantly, according to experts.If you want to keep more money in your pocket, finance expert Ethan Taub, CEO of personal finance sites Billry and Debtry, says that signing up for a new group plan with friends or family members can help you significantly reduce your monthly bill. "If you band together with five or more, you can use the power of people to strike a deal with one of the providers," says Taub."Locking that many clients into one provider will allow you room to negotiate and get the best deals they've got," he explains. In fact, 12 of Taub's own employees banded together to get  a group discount and managed to score a 50 percent reduction on advertised rates from a major carrier.But teaming up with a big group isn't the only way to lower your bill—read on to discover more easy ways to lower your phone bill every month. And for more ways to keep more cash in your wallet, this is The Best Way to Save Money While Shopping Online, According to Experts.Read the original article on Best Life.

This Is the Best Way to Lower Your Phone Bill

Your cell phone is, undeniably, an essential item. You use it to check your email, get directions, and even watch your favorite shows. However, if you're like most Americans, you're paying an arm and a leg for those services every month. According to the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018, Americans spent an average of $99 a month—or a whopping $1,188 per year—on their cell phone service. That doesn't mean you have to keep paying through the nose for this essential utility, however—in fact, there's a simple way to cut your cell phone bill significantly, according to experts.

If you want to keep more money in your pocket, finance expert Ethan Taub, CEO of personal finance sites Billry and Debtry, says that signing up for a new group plan with friends or family members can help you significantly reduce your monthly bill. "If you band together with five or more, you can use the power of people to strike a deal with one of the providers," says Taub.

"Locking that many clients into one provider will allow you room to negotiate and get the best deals they've got," he explains. In fact, 12 of Taub's own employees banded together to get  a group discount and managed to score a 50 percent reduction on advertised rates from a major carrier.

But teaming up with a big group isn't the only way to lower your bill—read on to discover more easy ways to lower your phone bill every month. And for more ways to keep more cash in your wallet, this is The Best Way to Save Money While Shopping Online, According to Experts.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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