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When A Picture is Worth A Thousand Texts

  • Written by News Feature Team

Returning to school means you have to stay in touch with the family and communicate with them in a new way.  No yelling out the back door for junior to do his chores when the dog-dish needs water.  With your busy schedule, staying in touch is key to jostling those after school programs and activities that command so much of your family’s time.  Dad might have a late-night presentation and can’t pick up the kids even though it was his turn to get them.  You certainly don’t want them sitting on the stoop alone waiting to be picked up when the last parent drives off.  

Therapists hear stories all the time about broken- hearted kids sitting on the steps for hours because no one remembered to pick them up.    Or do you sometimes wish you could email the report you left on the dining room table?  The one that your team put hours of work into to get the bid on the waterfront property you’re short-listed to win?  You can eliminate stressful situations like these with a smart phone from
Straight Talk.  There is no limit to the ways having a mobile or smart phone can save your hide or make coordinating schedules easier.  But there is a way to do it for less, and that is with the money saving power of Groupon.  

By itself Straight Talk is a game changer when it comes to providing cellular service for your family.  They have a plan for every budget, so you can choose unlimited text and talk to be sure you have plenty of time to make the calls you need without embarrassing interruptions in service, or annoying dropped calls.  They have a contract with major carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint so you can enjoy state of the art service and choose phones from the brands you love.  And it only gets better when you couple the deal with a Groupon because they offer ways to save you even more.  The have a plan that will give you unlimited talk, text and data for $45 per month, and offer other codes and promo deals that will save even more.  And you’ll love the convenience of using your Groupon online, or instore at your neighborhood Walmart.

If you’re ready for an upgrade to a smart phone, you can choose one from Apple, Samsung, LG and other makers.  Don’t take any lip from junior this semester.  Get him a phone from Straight Talk.  Not only can you send him a text reminding him he left the water dish empty this morning.  You can send a picture to prove it.  

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