Check out tips, ideas and stories as well as a special offer for Cricket customers below!

Your Top 5 Money Moments.

Make Every Money Moment Count

With a little help from the financial education gurus at Acorns, we’re bringing you Money Moments—a series of tips, ideas, and stories to make managing your money a little easier and more fun.


Cricket Nation, meet our new friend Acorns.


Become an investor today—and it can help build for tomorrow.


Let’s get started—
with spare change.


Tips to help you stress less—
and pay off more.

Save so you can invest

Reach your saving goal so you can invest the rest in your future.


Budgeting basics to help you set aside money to invest.


For more future smiles, start early.


If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there’s no better time than now.



Cricket is all about helping you stress less and smile more, and that’s why we’ve partnered with Acorns- an easy-to-use app that lets you start small and follow along on your money’s journey over time. Sign up using the Acorns app and get started with $20 – on us! Plus, each month you pay your wireless service, we’ll contribute to your Acorns investment account.

$20 bonus requires new Acorns account (min. $3/mo.) and $5 investment, then bonus applied within 60 days. $0.75 monthly investment requires min. $5/mo. Cricket purchase using card linked to Acorns account. Add’l fees, usage & restrictions apply, see Non-client endorsement. Indirect compensation provides an incentive for Cricket to positively endorse Acorns.

Cricket is a non-client partner of Acorns and compensates Acorns in exchange for administering this promotion. Cricket has an interest in positively promoting Acorns, as its customers can receive benefits from Acorns so long as they remain customers of Cricket. Therefore, all opinions within the material may be biased. For a larger representative sample, refer to reviews of Acorns available online and on public review forums such as the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Important Risk Disclosures
Investing involves risk, including the loss of principal. Please consider your objectives, risk tolerance, and Acorns’ fees before investing. Acorns Advisers, LLC (“Acorns”), an SEC-registered investment advisor. Brokerage services are provided to clients of Acorns by Acorns Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. For more information visit

Spare change invested with Round-Ups® is transferred from your linked funding source (checking account) to your Acorns Invest account when activated. Round-Up investments from an external account, will be processed when your Pending Round-Ups reach or exceed $5. Real-Time Round-Ups® investments from Acorns Checking accounts will be processed on an ongoing basis if the Round-Ups setting is set to automatic.

“Save and Invest” claim refers to a client’s ability to utilize the Acorns Checking Real-Time Round-Ups® feature to invest small amounts of money from purchases made using an Acorns Checking account, and seamlessly investing those small amounts using an Acorns Investment account. Requires both an active Acorns Checking account and an Acorns Investment account in good standing. Real-Time Round-Ups® are accrued instantly for investment during the next trading window.

Smart Deposit is a feature of Acorns Checking that automatically allocates a portion of your direct deposit into Invest, Later, Early accounts. Acorns Subscription Fees are assessed based on the tier of services in which you are enrolled. A properly suggested portfolio recommendation is dependent upon current and accurate financial and risk profiles. Clients who have experienced changes to their goals, financial circumstances or investment objectives, or who wish to modify their portfolio recommendation, should promptly update their information in the Acorns app or through the website.

Acorns Invest is an individual investment account which invests in a portfolio of ETFs (exchange traded funds) recommended to clients based on their investor profile.

Acorns Early is a custodial UGMA/ UTMA account, money in a custodial account is the property of the minor. Each Early account identifies a beneficiary who will take control of the account at age of transfer determined by the custodian.

Acorns Later offers Individual retirement accounts including Traditional, ROTH or a SEP IRA, account type is selected for clients based on questionnaire answers.

Member of SIPC. Securities in your account protected up to $500,000. For details please see 10 million all time investors and over $15 billion invested since inception as of 6/24/22. App store star rating as of 3/16/23.

Acorns, Round-Ups® investments, Real-Time Round-Ups® investments, Invest the Change and the Acorns logo are registered trademarks of Acorns Grow Incorporated. All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

More information about Acorns Advisers is available in the Wrap Fee Brochure, and our Customer Relationship Summary.

Waiver Program Available only to new Acorns customers with a current Cricket Wireless account. New Acorns customers will receive a fee waiver for the full amount of the customer’s chosen Acorns subscription fee tier for the customer’s first 12 months as an Acorns customer. Upon the expiration of the waiver period, Acorns will bill customers the full monthly price of the customer’s chosen Acorns subscription fee tier. The first subscription fee will be billed to new customers on the 13th month following the opening of the new customer’s Acorns account.

$20 sign-up bonus is exclusively for Cricket Wireless customers who join Acorns on or after January 1,2023 and who have not previously opened an Acorns Account. Offer must be redeemed by setting up a new Acorns Account and making your first investment into your Acorns Invest Account ($5 minimum) within 60 days. Monthly bill-pay promotion is $1 invested into your Acorns Invest Account when you spend $5 each calendar month at Cricket using a card properly linked to your Acorns Invest Account. Cricket Wireless service is subject to its own Terms and Conditions, see Acorns is only offered to US-residents.

Cell Phones, Plans and Service from Cricket

Are you considering changing your cell phone carrier? Cricket has a variety of cell phone plans to fit any lifestyle, so you can choose a cell phone plan that’s just right. Here are some advantages of switching to Cricket Wireless.

Top Reasons to Choose Cricket

  • No annual contract for cell phone service – Cricket’s prepaid phones aren’t tied to an annual contract, so you have freedom to change your service at any time
  • Unlimited talk & text – No need to worry about going over on your minutes, talk and text to your heart’s content
  • Cricket has a great, big network that covers over 99% of Americans
  • Great buys on top smartphones – Find great deals on phones from brands like Samsung, iPhone, LG, HTC, and more
  • Taxes for services are included in your plan price, so you can easily budget your phone expenses
  • Group Save discounts – Save up to $70/mo when you order five eligible lines of service

How to Pick a Cell Phone Service

  1. Review your most recent cell phone bill
    Look for opportunities to save. In particular, take note of: How much you’re paying per line – Do you have a multi-line cell phone plan? What kind of discount are you getting? Could you save more by switching? Cricket’s family and group plan offers a discount for each extra line up to the fifth line. How much data you use – Do you burn through all of your high-speed data too soon? Do you always have lots of data to spare? Ideally, you don’t want to get too little or too much. Cricket has a variety of cell phone plans to fit any lifestyle, so you can choose a cell phone plan that’s just right. Any surprise taxes or fees (which can really add up) – With Cricket, taxes are included in your bill, so you know exactly what to expect. For a list of our current fees, view our Charges & Fees page.
  2. Decide how satisfied you are with your current cell phone
    “Bring Your Own Phone” BYOP – If you want to keep your phone, bring it to Cricket – just make sure it’s unlocked and compatible with our network. Get a brand new smartphone – Had your eye on one of the hottest new phones? Just need an inexpensive device that does the job? We’ve got a variety of prepaid smartphones, many with great incentives when you switch to Cricket.
  3. Consider any issues you’ve faced with service you had in the past
    Have you had a lot of dropped calls or slow speeds? With Cricket, you’ll enjoy extensive 4G LTE coverage nationwide. Are you fed up with contracts? There’s no annual contract with Cricket’s prepaid plans. Want great service? Providing outstanding customer care is a top priority at Cricket, which is why we make it easy for you to reach us via chat or on the phone. If you prefer to get answers quickly and easily, view our online support.

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