From Luxury to Necessity: Using Your Smartphone to Stay on Budget
evolveteamMarch 26, 2013Comments Off on From Luxury to Necessity: Using Your Smartphone to Stay on Budget
Words by DJ Miller
Let’s face it–smartphones aren’t exactly the cheapest things out there to purchase. According to Time Magazine, 46% of Americans with mobile phones claim their monthly bill to be $100 or more. When you combine the price with the fact that they’re capable of playing games and socializing, many tend to dismiss smartphones as purely luxury items.
But most diehard users would say differently. Not only can these smart devices dramatically increase your productivity, but also have a multitude of apps that can save you money. So much of what you’re spending on the front end for minutes, texts, and data can be recouped on the back end with budget-friendly apps. Read on to find out more about some of the best types available.