oberkc said:Yes, four phones, each with separate numbers, and the ability to take with you and use anywhere in the country is probably going to be SIGNIFICANTLY more costly than a single home phone. When comparing the price of home phone to cell phone, one also has to factor in the increased utility associated with a mobile phone. A more fair comparison would be the price of a home phone versus the price of a single, dumb, cell phone (no texting). I suspect you will find this quite comparible.
Correct - I should have mentioned that we do currently have cell phones but are mostly tracfone/pay as you go phones. The problem isn't me it's the fact that we'd probably have go with large plans to handle everyone's talk and text needs. It just starts adding up and the next thing ya know.... It's like GULP!