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5 Things You Are Probably Overpaying For Modest Money14 Comments

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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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Why It’s So Important to Teach Your Kids About Money

By : Adam | 5 Aug 2014

The following is a guest post about teaching your kids about money. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Greetings, Modest Money readers! Jeremy has been kind enough to allow me to guest post today in …

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Debating Buying the Entertainment Book This Year

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 7 Jul 2014

First of all, I’m sure some of you might be wondering what this ‘entertainment book’ is all about. As far as books go, it’s not all that entertaining a read. It does help you save money on all kinds of expenses including entertainment. The book …

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How Do You Save Money?

By : Josh Rodriguez | 30 Jun 2014

If you’re a frugal or personal finance blogger, you know the importance of saving money. More importantly, you probably engineer new ways to put more money in your piggy bank all the time. Today, I figured I’d share a few ways that I save money …

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Ten Tips To Reduce Your Household Budget

By : Adam | 19 Jun 2014

The following is a guest post about household budget. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. After a few initial costs organic will save you thousands over the years if administered correctly. Websites can provide …

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How Cloud Software Benefits The Finances Of Your Business

By : Adam | 11 Jun 2014

The following is a guest post about property management. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. In case you didn’t already know it yet, the future of business IT is here, and it goes by …

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California Dreams: 5 Ways to Save Money in the Golden State

By : Adam | 30 May 2014

The following is a guest post about 5 ways to save money in the golden state. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Considering a move to California, but worried about living costs? Don’t squander …

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