5 Things You Are Probably Overpaying For Modest Money14 Comments

Most of us hate overpaying for anything. Yet we do this all the time without realizing how much money we are throwing away. Below is a list of five things that you are probably overpaying for, along with some simple steps to reduce their costs. Have a look at these suggestions and see how much money you can save.

Pay-TV and Internet Services

If you have pay-TV and/or Internet service through a major carrier like Comcast, Time Warner, or Cox Communications and are not on an introductory or promotional rate plan, there is a good chance you can reduce your rates.  Often, these companies will lower your monthly bill if you are willing to haggle with them a bit over the phone. In fact, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey, 43% of consumers who called their pay-TV and/or Internet provider after an introductory or promotional rate ended were able to negotiate a new deal.

To help your negotiation go as smoothly as possible, it’s a good idea to research the cost of introductory and promotional offers by competitors in your service area. Chances are you will find at least a few appealing deals that are comparable to your current service plan….

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