Monday, March 11, 2013

iPhone & me, not meant to be...

 
Remember a few weeks ago when I upgraded to the new, sexy iPhone? Well, that dream was very short lived. Let me explain. 
After seeing my actual monthly bill and calculating the real cost of having this sleek phone for two years (prompted by Heinz), I couldn't justify spending my hard earned money on a cell phone. If I kept my iPhone for my two year contract, I would have spent over a whopping $2600 (and that's with a 18% employee discount-WTF). FOR A PHONE! That's as much as a down payment on a Ford Focus or a vacation for Heinz and I. Sorry Sally (aka my iPhones name), but I'm just not that into you.
Luckily for me, my cell phone service provider has a 14 day trial period where you can make changes and get a refund without penalty. I will never forget those 11 days with my iPhone, but basic is better (for me). Not only is my monthly bill reasonable, but I've found that I don't need to be connected 24/7. There are enough distractions in life and I would rather stay present, not living life through a phone.
Here's to my new, hot, but modest phone Drew. Yes, I'm a weirdo who names her phones and other inanimate objects. Have a great day!
 
Until next time,
Happy Trekkin'.