Are You Ready to Cancel Your Cable TV?

This week, Craig Siminski, of CMS Retirement Income Planning, shares an article discussing some features, benefits, and limitations to consider before switching to a streaming service:

An explosion in the number and variety of streaming services, coupled with the high cost of cable and satellite television packages, might have you wondering whether it’s time to cut the cord.

But streaming costs money, too, and you may have to subscribe to multiple services to access all your favorite programs. You might also need to buy a streaming device and pay for a pricey high-speed Internet connection, if you don’t already have one, to avoid annoying interruptions.

All of this means you may not save much (or any) money in the long run. Either way, there are features, benefits, and limitations to consider.

Your Viewing Habits

Do you watch most of the cable channels you pay for on a regular basis, or just a few shows or networks that might be available through a cheaper streaming subscription?

Streaming services often delay the release of new TV show episodes until after they appear on the original network, which might be frustrating. Sports enthusiasts, reality-show superfans, and news junkies will probably not be willing to…

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Craig Siminski is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, with more than 25 years of experience. His goal is to provide families, business owners, and their employees with assistance in building their financial freedom.

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