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Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Are Still Renting Home Phones

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Cinnamongirl
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Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Are Still Renting Home Phones

Leased phones are a hold-over from the Ma Bell days of telephone service, when getting a new phone didn't just mean going to the store and buying one for a few bucks. But some customers, mostly elderly, have never gotten around to upgrading their lines — or checking to make sure they aren't paying for leased phones they no longer have.

http://consumerist.com/2012/04/hundreds-of-thousands-of-people-are-still-leasing-their-home-phones.html

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Fool for the City
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I guarantee that the phone

I guarantee that the phone companies will NOT go out of their way to inform people of hidden charges like phone leasing...

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