It’s that time of year when blankets are dug out of closets, phones are swapped out for newer ones, and the PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte) reigns supreme. But fall ushers in more than just cozy urges and a refined sweet tooth, it is also an ideal time to rethink your savings plan.
With the holiday season just around the corner, we know that there are plenty of things to save up for—gifts, flights, party attire, groceries, drinks, more lattes—the list goes on. And there isn’t a better time to start than right now. But if you’re asking yourself how, well, that’s easy enough to answer: Drop your phone bill. Quite literally, just cancel your phone service. In the minimum scenario where you’re only paying for a talk & text plan, you’d be saving on average $10/month by switching to TextNow’s free Nationwide Talk & Text service. And while that may not seem like a lot, over time, it can add up. Like, 43 extra lattes a year up:
Now, imagine you drop your phone bill that usually creeps more into the three digits, and save your snaps and feed scrolling to WiFi areas instead. That $100 or more savings could go a long way over the course of a year. Perhaps all those extra lattes start looking more like an extra trip, or a brand new phone. We can’t tell you how to use your money, we only want to help you use it.