MoneyAhoy Post on How to Negotiate and save on cable, phone, and internet service rates

I put a new post up on on how you can negotiate for the cheapest cable, phone, and internet service rates.  It is a three-part series documented with Youtube videos and several helpful tips!

I was paying $65 a month and was eventually able to get Comcast to lower the price all the way down to $35 a month.  This gave me a savings of $360 per year for about 30 minutes of phone time.  This equates to $675 saved per hour of my time!!!

Part-1 of the post goes over talking with 2 reps.  The first one I got was pretty good and gave me $15 off almost immediately for being a valued customer (more than 1-year as a customer).  I was working with him to get $20 off to hit my goal when I accidentally hung up on him while checking the call length 🙁  I then called back and got Paco.  He was really tough and basically stonewalled me.  I couldn’t really get anywhere when negotiating with him.  I should have started out by asking about the new customer promotions, but I didn’t.  This carried over into Part-2.

Continue reading