NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Is your cellphone bill depleting your bank account?
If so, you're certainly not alone.
The average Verizon customer pays $148 for their cellphone bill alone each month, while the average Sprint customer pays $144. T-Mobile customers pay the least among the major carriers, at $120 per month.
That's just for openers, though. According to data from the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation, wireless customers pay an average of 17% in extra taxes and fees on their cellphones, including about 11% in extra state and local charges.GIV Mobile, might help, though. Noting that Americans were likely "horrified" to discover they were paying an extra 17.2% on their wireless bills, Abhari offers some money-saving advice:
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