There are many opportunities due to today's cost-cutting competition among phone service providers, such as:
- Verify that your long-distance charges are competitively priced. Research which long-distance carrier will give you the best rate and switch if you are not with that carrier.
- Use the phone book instead of dialing "Information."
- If you have children at home, block all "900" numbers.
- Stay in touch with relatives and friends through e-mail.