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Some people wonder why they are required to sign a contract when choosing a cell phone voice plan. The cell phone company will tell you the contract insures a lower rate on your cell phone, but the real benefit to the customer is the perks included in current cell phone promotions. Anytime you are about to sign a new contract, be sure to ask the sales rep what the current cell phone promotions may be so you can take full advantage of any discounts or freebies. There may be free phones offered, free minutes, special discounted rates or other perks. Here's a secret: many cell phone companies save their best deals for online customers. Check your cell phone company's Internet promotions first before going into a store.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|