How (and Why) I Cut the Cable

Just over three and a half years ago my wife and I moved into an apartment complex that offered cable television as an amenity. It was great while it lasted. December 31 of 2009 was the end of the free ride. We quickly realized it was going to cost some serious coin to continue the setup we had. So come 2010 we had a choice to make: pay $47.99 (plus fees and taxes) for standard cable + $14.98 for DVR + $43.99 for high speed internet or cut back. Essentially we’d be paying around $120/month for t … [Read more...]