How to negotiate a lower cable bill without cutting the cord

Peter Hoagland’s cable company, Comcast, had a surprise for him at the end of the year — and it wasn’t a good one.

The cable giant first raised his bill by 40 percent. He asked it to reconsider the raise, and it agreed to lower his bill to $103 a month. Read more “How to negotiate a lower cable bill without cutting the cord”

Charter will pay my early termination fee, but how do I prove I have one?

When Judd Hollander switches cable companies, Charter agrees to pay his early termination fee. Only problem? AT&T, his former subscription TV company, won’t tell him how much he paid in writing. Can this advocate help? Read more “Charter will pay my early termination fee, but how do I prove I have one?”

When it’s time to take your business elsewhere, here’s the right way to exit

Can we talk about the end? It’s that moment when you say, “That’s it. I’m taking my business elsewhere.” And you mean it. Read more “When it’s time to take your business elsewhere, here’s the right way to exit”