I was thinking yesterday that there must be people who are into renaissance re-enactments, but don't know what a party line is. When we got our private line in, our bill didn't go down a bit. The question I had was, "Were we paying too much for the party line all that time?" A question with no answer, I guess.
Telephone communication has been one of those areas where it's very hard, if not impossible to save much money, until lately. With new technology, like VoIP, we are more in control of our communications expenses. With that and the popularity of cell phones, landline phones may very well be dinosaurs on their way to extinction.
Many people, especially young people, have opted to not even have a landline phone in their home. It isn't the "necessity" it was once seen as being.
Why, then, does the presence of a landline telephone have anything to do with your credit score? Inquiring minds want to know...