If you’ve been wondering if it’s time to ditch your landline phone, the answer is yes — probably. Mobile phones, VoIP, and ATAs all have their advantages compared with a traditional landline, but they have disadvantages too. Here’s what you need to consider before deciding to cut the cord.
Cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies, are digital means of exchange created and used by private individuals or groups. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and a host of alternative coins exist today. Learn what cryptocurrency is, how it works, the history of the technology, and examples of cryptocurrencies today.
Some call it the gig economy. Others call it the peer economy. Others, the collaborative economy, or “collaborative consumption.” Still others, the sharing economy. Tomayto, tomahto. More important than what it’s called is what it is. As Fast Company contributor Rachael Botsman pointed out in a now-classic article on the topic, the sharing economy has
I’ll be honest. When the time comes to swap my old phone for a newer model, I take the easy way out: my cell carrier’s trade-in offer. That’s a perfectly rational choice for consumers looking to save time and hassle and a common choice for folks adhering to the standard two-year upgrade cycle pushed by
For consumers willing to look beyond the big providers, there are plenty of ways to get cellphone service and stay connected at a reasonable rate — and you don’t have to give up decent coverage to do it. Here’s how you can save on your cellphone plan.