The idea of prepaid was once a foreign concept in the U.S. with Europe and the rest of the world leading the way. However there are so many advantages to Prepaid that the concept is pretty common now.

Cons to Prepaid Pros to Prepaid
Unknown to many Gaining popularity
Upfront payments Pay for only what you use
Upfront payments No contracts

Mainly what makes prepaid worth looking into is the freedom it offers. The company, in this case Straight Talk has already calculated what they plan on selling their service for and still make a profit. They have taken the guesswork out of making the tough decision of choosing a cellphone provider and plan.

You dont have to worry about paying more than you use or getting hidden fees at the end of your statement because, well… there is no statement.