Budgeting Spending And Saving
A truck driver’s income varies from week to week. After the payments for your house and your car, one of the largest monthly expenses a driver’s family will incur is the phone bill. You will feel as if you are a part owner in your local telephone company if you don’t watch these fees. Be sure to review all of the various calling plans and choose the one that will fit your situation.
Communication Cell phones are becoming more and more affordable, and the calling plans make this an option for more drivers and their families. You can put a bag phone in your truck, which usually has more power to pick up the tower signals, or you can choose a portable cell phone to keep in your pocket. It may not work in all areas or inside some warehouses, so you might want to consider adding voice mail for those missed calls. Cell phones allow your family to reach you most of the time, but watch your long distances charges and tower fees so you can keep track of these costs.
With the technology available today, you don’t have to rely on the telephone to …