I am like many parents who are considering getting a mobile phone for a child soon. My son has tested out one before and I’ve learned from that experience that he will be responsible with it even at just 11-years old.
According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, the typical American gets their first cellphone around the age of 12 and 13.
There are many different options out there, but to avoid the commitment in case things don’t work out and the experiment proves to be a disaster, a no-contract phone is the best route.
If a parent thinks that the time is right this holiday season, this infographic explains 5 reasons why a no-contract cell phone plan is the best option for a child’s first cell phone: