A great psychic reading for $20 or less is totally possible. Today I’ll share some of the most trustworthy places to find them.
Disclosure: AskNow and Oranum links are affiliate links. That means if you purchase a reading through them, I receive a small commission (though there is NO extra cost to you. I only recommend resources I’ve used … and would recommend to my own mom).
Every day I get emails from my blog readers asking where they can get a good reading without spending too much money.
And I get that … it’s unnerving to hand over lots of money when you don’t know if the psychic reader is genuinely gifted or not.
I once paid $700 – yes, seven-HUNDRED dollars for a half-hour reading with a celebrity psychic. Worst of all, the reading was rubbish!
I learned that day that price does not always equal quality in the psychic world. And I don’t want that kind of experience to happen to you!
It’s hard to spend money on something we don’t know will be of value prior to paying (it’s not like the new winter coat you can see and touch) and we don’t necessarily need a psychic reading … because we all have the answers within ourselves, BUT…
Even for myself it can be hard to hear and listen to that “Inner” Guidance. Between rushing the kids off to school, dealing with work drama, and cooking dinner… it’s hard to slow down, get quiet, and listen to our own intuition.
With all my heart, I believe that psychic readings, when done by ethical readers, are valuable tools for our well-being. They can give you a nudge in the right direction – and offer us clarity, confidence in our decision-making, and validation of our thoughts and feelings.
They can guide us back to the path where we find joy and harmony, and untwist those inner knots and dilemmas.
But where do you get a psychic reading on a budget that you can trust?
I’ve been giving readings for over 17 years now, plus I’ve had over 100 readings myself. Believe me, there are gifted readers out there, and it IS possible to get meaningful readings without spending $700 … or even $100.
I’ve put together the following list of inexpensive resources so you can find a psychic reader that resonates with your soul and provides you with the guidance you desire.
- Inexpensive Online Psychic Reading Resources.You can get spot-on readings with an online psychic or phone reading. I know because I’ve used these resources myself for years – and I can tell the difference between a legitimate intuitive reader and an impostor.
- Secret Resources. With a little effort on your part, these little-known resources can help you find low-cost psychic readings, even free ones! Back in 2000, a reader I found with one of these methods told me that psychic development would become my path. And as you can see, she knew what my destiny held for me … before I knew it myself!
- Resources to Avoid. I call these my anti-recommendations, so if you don’t choose any of the ways I suggest below, at least don’t go these routes because they open you up to potential scams.
Which method is best for you? Read through and see what feels good in your heart. I’ve tried them all with success.
Many people think you need to be with the psychic in person to get an accurate reading. Happily, that’s just not true. I’ve had several valuable readings with psychics I found online.
Any mobile device or computer can be used to get a reading from an online psychic.
The following are two resources I have personally used with positive experiences:
1. A $1 per minute psychic reading with AskNow
AskNow is a solid resource for quality, inexpensive phone psychic psychic readings or web chats.
I love it because the price is straightforward – just $1 per minute!*
As I told you earlier, I once paid $700 for a half hour reading, so a 20-minute reading with an AskNow psychic is super affordable at just $20!
As a busy mom, I prefer the $1 per minute AskNow offer instead of the “3-free minutes” deals that are so popular at other psychic networks (3 minutes isn’t enough time to truly be of help to me).
With AskNow, you get 10 minutes for $10, 20 minutes for $20, etc.
More on AskNow:
- Psychics that specialize in all life areas (love, family, career, etc.) are available. When you call, you’ll speak with someone who will ask you what area you seek guidance in. This helps match you to a psychic most attuned to help you with your specific questions. Call a psychic now: (888) 709-4499
or Tap to Call from Mobile Phone
- If you choose the 15 minutes for $10, you’ll be given clear instructions on the process and how to end the psychic reading without going over your 15 minutes … and they’ll explain how to continue after the 15 minutes if you wish.
- All of their psychics are tested … and only a small fraction of those who apply to give intuitive readings are accepted! Those of us in the psychic community are only hurt by those who “pretend” or “fake it”. AskNow wants to make sure you are connected with someone truly qualified to give your psychic reading.
The phone option is for those in the U.S. and Canada, but the web chat option is worldwide.
You can also write down the phone number and call when you’re in a quiet area:
- English: (888) 709-4499 or Tap to Call from Mobile Phone
- Spanish: (855) 761-6677
OR use this link: psychic-readings-guide.com/psychic-call
*Please note, these rates are available for NEW AskNow clients only.
2. $9.99 Free Psychic Reading Credits with Oranum
My favorite (and most trusted) source for the best readings for $20 or less is Oranum. I’ve used this service myself many times since 2014 and have received readings that truly spoke to my heart and soul.
More on Oranum:
- With Oranum, you video chat with a psychic. You can do this from your computer or mobile device. And, super cool, you get to see your reader, but your reader can’t see you! Show up in your jammies if you want … nobody will know!
- Oranum’s introductory offer is budget-friendly – $9.99 in FREE reading credits gets you started. And if you choose to purchase a full reading after using your credits, you can do so at a low cost.
- Oranum has some of the lowest prices online. Each psychic sets her own rates, some are as low as $1.99/minute. Since you start off with almost $10 worth of free credits so you can easily get a focused reading for under $20!
- Seeing the psychics live makes it fun to choose a reader that you are completely comfortable with! You’ll find a reader that resonates with you as they have several to choose from, including tarot readers and mediums!
You’ll see a live video stream of a psychic and the button for the $9.99 free credits on the screen. Scroll around to find a psychic that feels like a good fit for you.
Want to know a secret resources that almost no one knows about or uses? I thought you might :)
Believe it or not, metaphysical/New Age stores can be a fantastic place to get quality readings for little money. (If you’re unfamiliar with this type of store, it’s where you’ll find items like sage, tarot cards, crystals and essential oils for sale.)
Psychics that are just entering the field, psychic fairs, and social media are also untapped gems to get inexpensive readings.
1. Get a Psychic Reading at a New Age Store
New Age stores often offer psychic development classes for emerging psychics who seek to strengthen their gifts.
The psychics and mediums who take these classes WANT to be of service to others and WANT and NEED to give psychic readings in order to master their gifts.
Because of this, they often offer FREE or cheap psychic readings.
How to use this resource:
- Call or visit a New Age store.
- Speak to one of the employees and ask if you would be able to sit in on a class to be read by psychic students. Or, set up a time to have a reading by a student (you can often get readings from really advanced students!).
- If there are no students available, ask if they know of any great psychics who offer low cost sessions – they often do. Ask for recommendations.
Tip: If you don’t have access to a store near you, search online for New Age stores and ask about low cost phone readings.
2. Contact a Professional or Tarot Card Reader
Many times, psychics and mediums who teach at New Age stores can connect you with up-and-coming psychics and mediums that will give you a reading at a super low cost.
You can also try emailing professional psychics and ask if they can refer you to a student or colleague that offers cheaper readings.
And as a bonus, you’ll likely be referred to someone highly qualified!
3. Psychic Fairs
A psychic fair is a fun venue to get high-quality, inexpensive psychic readings. A colleague of mine charges less than half of her usual $150 fee when she works at psychic fairs.
Psychic fairs help those in the profession build a client base … new clients can get to know and trust the psychic without too much of an investment. It’s a win-win for all!
Tip: Most new age stores keep tabs on local psychic fairs. Many even run their own. Ask to join their email or mailing list so you’ll be in the loop. Again, it doesn’t matter if you are out of the area because phone readings are still an option here.
4. Get a Psychic Reading via Social Media
Mostly all of today’s psychics, mediums, and tarot card readers have a social media presence. And truth be told, there are some masterful intuitive readers and mediums promote themselves on Facebook and other social media platforms.
Caveat: There are also some unethical ones that do the same!
If you decide to use social media to find a cheap psychic reading, please take your time and follow these tips:
- Follow the psychic’s social media presence for a while to get a feel for her overall vibe.
- Ask yourself questions and listen to your heart: What do I like about this psychic reader? Do they seem legitimate? Do I think I’d enjoy getting a psychic reading from them?
For a more in-depth look at this topic, read my blog post: Are Free Readings on Facebook a Good Idea?
Personally, I prefer to sign up for the $9.99 free reading credits at Oranum or get a $1 per minute reading at AskNow. It’s much easier and faster, especially when you are really in need of a reading.
I know many websites recommend that you visit Craigslist or chat rooms as a way to get cheap psychic readings. Run. Run away fast.
Using Craigslist is so unpredictable and it’s hard to tell if you’re getting a genuine ethical reader or a fraudulent one.
2. Unprofessional looking websites
When looking for an online psychic reading, I recommend you pass over the unprofessional or cheesy-looking websites as well. I find the best psychics to be the most down-to-earth. If the site doesn’t feel right to you, move on.
If you want to know more about psychic scams and how to spot a fraud, I wrote a blog series about it:
How a psychic reading can help you
Even psychic mediums like myself benefit from readings. If you’re feeling stuck or confused, give yourself the gift of a psychic,tarot, or dream interpretation reading now and get some clarity.
Often readings can help alleviate anxiety about a decision we must make or give us the courage to listen to our soul’s calling.
Validation, insight and relief are often outcomes of psychic readings and for me, that helps me live more joyfully and confidently!
Again, my favorite sources for the best, cheap psychic readings are:
- AskNow – 15 minutes for $10 or the extended $1 per minute (offer available only to new AskNow customers).
I hope you find your psychic reading valuable!
From my heart to yours,
I founded the Psychic Readings Guide website so people everywhere can learn about psychic readings, psychic development, mediumship, numerology, and other metaphysical topics in a down-to-earth, honest, and heartfelt way.
I’ve built this community of love and learning to inspire thousands to connect with their truths so that they may lead a more joyful, attuned life. I welcome you. Learn more here at Psychic-Readings-Guide.com.