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Does Your Budget Need a New Year’s Diet? – US Cellular Store, January 16

 

Date: January 16, 2016US-cellular

Time: 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Many people’s New Year’s Resolutions involve getting in shape, slimming down and getting healthy, but what if it’s your budget that needs to go on a diet? If you’ve been financially overindulging and your budget needs a New Year’s slim down, you can come to a free Device Workshop in Beckley to learn how to use your smartphone to help.

According to a recent U.S. Cellular survey, 30 percent of people use finance tracking apps (e.g., Mint) to manage their money, and 64 percent use their phones to track account transactions, pay bills or deposit checks¹. If you are in need of a financial “boot camp”, devices such as the iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S 6 can make it easy to track your budget, manage your bank account, pay bills online and search for sales and incentives.

U.S. Cellular wants to show area residents the tips and tricks of using these devices to the fullest, so they are hosting a free Device Workshop on Sat., January 16 at 8:00am at 307 Beckley Crossing Shopping Center in Beckley. The workshop is open to everyone, and you do not need to be a U.S. Cellular customer to attend.

“After the holidays, some of us may need to get our finances back to a healthier state after months of excess spending, and our mobile devices are a great tool for setting and tracking budgets, accessing coupons and finding innovative ways to cut costs,” said Nathan Waddell, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Midsouth. “Using these devices on our high-quality network here in Beckley or across the country, you’ll be able to trim your spending and feel more financially fit.”

Please call 304-255-3990 for more information on this and upcoming Device Workshops.

¹ Results are from a nationally representative online survey of 738 smartphone owners conducted by U.S. Cellular in partnership with Maritz Research from November 12-20, 2014.

Additional data charges may apply. 4G LTE service provided through King Street Wireless, a partner of U.S. Cellular. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.

About King Street Wireless, L.P.

King Street Wireless, L.P. currently holds 700 MHz wireless spectrum in 27 states and is partnering with Chicago-based U.S. Cellular to deliver high-speed 4G LTE service to U.S. Cellular’s customers in several of the carrier’s markets. King Street Wireless is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia where it is recognized for its involvement in its community both through its economic development and philanthropic efforts. To learn more about King Street Wireless, visit www.kingstreetwireless.com.

About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by a high-quality network in big and small cities and rural communities, and currently, 99 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.

For more information, contact:

Melissa Watkins
PR Counsel for U.S. Cellular
804-402-5316
melissawatkins@comcast.net

US Cellular Store
307 Beckley Crossing Shopping Center
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 255-3990

 

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