Savvy Senior: Low-cost and free cellphone options for seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the cheapest cellphone options available today to seniors living on a shoestring budget? I only need it for occasional calls. — Seldom Calling Senior Dear Seldom, For financially-challenged seniors who only want a cellphone for emergency purposes or occasional calls, there are a number of inexpensive no contract plans you can get. Or, depending on your income level, there are also free cellphones and monthly airtime minutes you may qualify for. Here's where to find some of the cheapest deals. No-contract phones One way infrequent cellphone users can save money is with a prepaid cellphone — also known as pay-as-you-go phones. With a prepaid...