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Why cell phones aren't a safe bet for 911 service

Collect calls from a payphone can cost the recipient $3 or more per minute, so avoid them when you can.…

Learn how to protect yourself against the onslaught of wireless services

Avoid annoying telemarketers by adding your phone number to the National Do Not Call Registry.

Although it is now possible to transfer your phone number to your cell phone and abandon your land line altogether,…

Everything you need to know when buying a prepaid phone card, including what to avoid and how to get the…

Beware of these two phone company practices!

Use this worksheet when purchasing cell phone service for the best deal and a better understanding of what you're paying…

Find out if you qualify for reduced-rate basic phone service

To save on your cell phone bill, read this before you shop.