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Cyber Monday Cell Phone Deals

We're all about finding customers the best deals on cell phones and plans (among other things) at MyRatePlan. Below, we've compiled the best Cyber Monday cell phone deals of 2013 across all phones and providers. Many of these links are only available on Cyber Monday (December 2nd), but some may be available a few days before or a few days after as well.

Virgin Mobile

Black Friday Cell Phone Deals 2013

We're all about finding customers the best deals on cell phones and plans (among other things) at MyRatePlan. Below, we've compiled the best Black Friday cell phone deals of 2013 across all phones and providers. Many of these links are only available on Black Friday, but some may be available a few days before or a few days after as well.

Virgin Mobile

The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Cell Phone Deals

It's that time of year again. Most people will be spending this Thanksgiving Thursday with feasting with their families before getting to bed to get a good night's sleep, and then waking up bright and early to take advantage of the multitude of Black Friday savings. If you're in the market for a new cell phone this holiday season, or looking to gift a mobile phone to one of your friends or family members, there's no better time to pull the trigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Verizon Joins AT&T and Begins Offering a Quad-Play Bundle

Verizon and many other cable, internet, and home phone service companies have been offering double-play and triple-play bundles for years. These bundles allow consumers to combine TV, home phone service, and high-speed Internet into one package in order to save money. Starting this week, however, Verizon is now offering a quad-play bundle that will not only include cable TV, home phone service, and broadband Internet, but will also allow customers to bundle their wireless phone service in as well.

Cheaper International Calling from a Cell Phone

This is the latest in our series of how to reduce your cell phone bill. Do you call internationally (from the U.S.) on your cell phone?  If you are using your cell phone provider for international long distance, you probably have run up some pretty significant bills.  

Cell Phone Rebate Offer

Let MyRatePlan pay your activation fee!    For a limited time, MyRatePlan will rebate $36 for a qualifying single line plan or $72 for a qualifying family plan that is purchased via the site.  Since most carriers charge about $35 per line, this will offset the activation cost for up to two lines.   See rebate form for full terms, conditions and restrictions.

Estimate Fees Before Booking an Airline Ticket

If you’ve flown in the past year or two, you know that the airlines have made flying an a la carte ordeal, charging fees for almost everything.    Checking bags, pillows, blankets, snacks are all things that now cost money on different airlines.  One airline is even making passengers chip in to pay for the crew.   Okay, I made that up, but it is true that one airline is going to start charging a fee to buy a ticket

Helping you Save: Consolidate Debt

Recommendations:

  1. Get a 0% APR balance transfer credit card
  2. Transfer high interest balances
  3. Don’t use this new card for other purchases

Free Lifeline Cell Phone Service

For those who qualify and who only need a cell phone for emergency situations, you may be able to get a cell  phone and monthly allowance of minutes for free.   A company called SafeLink Wireless is offering this in several states and it will soon expand to others.  (Check their website for availability in your location).

Avoid Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

Let’s start with the bottom line here:    Don’t take out a loan or advance on the tax refund that you are expecting.   Period.  End of story.   If you want your money quickly, just file electronically and tell the IRS to direct deposit your refund to your bank account.  If you made $56,000 or less in 2008, you may qualify to file your federal taxes for free.  If you do direct deposit, and there aren’t any issues, you’ll have your refund in two weeks or less— it may take another week or so if the IRS mails your check.   After you file, you can check the 

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