Believe it or not–there are tons of ways to cut down your cable bill. Sometimes when you feel a pinch in your budget, you start to cut down on the things that aren’t “mandatory”. The great thing is that you can cut down and not even feel a difference. The average american family spends $1500 per year on cable expenses– imagine what that $1500 could do for you?!
Don’t let the cable tell you how much to spend. Take control and cut down a little. Besides, the idea is to save money.. and frankly, cable is not going to feed you Here are some tips to saving on cable and some easy and affordable alternatives.
Cut down your cable package:
HD, Sports Channels, Premium Movie Channels–those things add up! Go basic and you will save an average of $30 per month.
There are so many great alternatives to cable right now.
- Netflix: Hundreds of already-aired TV series, plus an unrivaled movie library. (I found a whole season of Dawsons creek! ) Sign up for a FREE one month trial here. Starts at $8 per month
- Cons to Netflix: You miss out on current tv shows.
- HuluPlus: Every episode of most current-season network shows, Plus Full series of many favorites (ie. The office) Sign up for a free two weeks here ($7.99 per month)
- Cons: You do not receive EVERY major show and movie selection is limited