What To Say To Your Cable Company To Get Them To Lower Your Bill

What To Say To Your Cable Company To Get Them To Lower Your Bill

Readers have told us the best way to save money on your cable bill without the hassle of actually switching is to call them up and negotiate… but what should you actually say?

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Ten Ways To Take $100 Off Your Cable Bill

Ten Ways To Take $100 Off Your Cable Bill

Adam from Free Press sent us his tips for lowering his cable bill. Using these strategies, Adam reduced his monthly bill from $190 to $90, and added three movie networks, a sports package, and two additional boxes.

Target: Buy In Bulk, Get Screwed

Target: Buy In Bulk, Get Screwed

Reader Justin was shopping at Target when he noticed some interesting pricing going on in the cotton swab aisle. Remember, the bigger package isn’t always going to save you money.

Get An Employer Discount With Any Cellphone Company

Get An Employer Discount With Any Cellphone Company

Save money on your cellphone bill by checking out to see if you can get an employer discount! Here’s the necessary info for every major cellphone provider:

Skin Care: All You Need Is Soap and Sunscreen

Skin Care: All You Need Is Soap and Sunscreen

Unless you have prescription skin care needs, all you really need is cleaner and sunscreen says, Dr. Cook-Bolden, a dermatologist who is part of a back-to-basics movement. From The New York Times:

Save On Meds With A Simple Question

Pay less for drugs by asking your doctor if there’s an older pill that works the same.

HOWTO: Buy Nothing

WikiHow has a guide to buying nothing, which is harder than it sounds, apparently. We just, you know, don’t buy it, but for those of you who need a little help…here are some tips.

25 Gadgets That Actually Save Money

Over at The Simple Dollar they have a list of 25 gadgets that, along with being cool, actually save you money. The neatest part about this list is that the author has broken it down and figured out how long you’ll have to use each item to justify its purchase. Some of the math is a bit suspect, but still very cool. Some examples of money saving gadgets: a smart power strip that powers your peripherals on and off with your computer…and keeps it from sucking standby power; Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs; and an energy efficient scooter.