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I’ve been considering whether or not I should switch to Time Warner Cable after reading http://www.cable-tv.com/time-warner-cable/. Don’t get me wrong; I really do not support their idea of what the Internet should be but at the same time my current cable company has awful pricing. Time Warner isn’t much better but when you don’t have options available you have to take what you can get, even if it is the lesser of two evils. I’m not trying to speak poorly of the company here but I’m hoping that maybe after this Net Neutrality business begins to settle down, they’ll start listening to their customers.
The only reason I still even need a cable package is because of the premium content form the likes of Showtime, HBO and others who are producing amazing shows. When those shows do inevitably end up becoming streaming services in their own right (HBO is already beginning to hesitantly creep into the market), cable companies are going to have to take a long and hard look at the services they provide and how their business model is currently matching up with the competition. Continue reading
I pride myself on living as frugally as I possibly can. It is actually rare for me to pay full price for most anything that I buy. I subscribe to all the very best blogs and forums about penny pinching, and I have made saving money into a lifestyle that I intend to follow permanently. When I learn more information that will work for my life, I immedetiately put it to use. I figure the sooner I do so, the quicker I can start earning.
Many people love to shop sales and get discounts. But they often overspend in many other ways so that that the savings they received previously is negated. Then there are other people who try various ways of saving money, but it feels like too much work to them, so they quit soon after. That’s not what I am about.
I get frustrated when I have little choice in what I pay for goods or services, though. And where I live, it used to be that you had no choice but to purchase your electricity through our city government. This meant that you had no choice but to deal with rate increases and so much more because you had no choice. There was no one else to get service from.
Thanks to laws that have passed in recent years, we now have the ability to get service from other companies in our state. This allows us to go price shopping to see who has the best rates. This is a must for savings purposes, and many people appreciate the fact that choices help them to feel more in control of their long-term finances. And many people like the the fact that they are able to choose whether their money is given to a government entity or some other type of company that does not have government employees running the show.
The crime rate has been going up in El Paso, and that isn’t just something that has been said on TV as a political talking point. There have been actual cases in my neighborhood where people’s homes have gotten broken into, people have been robbed at gunpoint, and some have even been shot. I don’t know what this world is coming to, but I won’t sit by and let it happen to me. I contacted a provider for the local ADT in El Paso, and got a home security system installed in my home. The system is complete with an alarm that sounds when something happens, alerts the police when the alarm sounds, and even has a camera system.
I coudln’t have gotten the home security system at a better time. Just nights after I got the system, someone tried to break into my home. They used a baseball bat to hit the windows and tried to sneak in. The alarm system rang as soon as they hit the windows, and then they hurried away as if no one would be able to catch them. Unfortunately for them, my system called the police, and they came over as soon as possible.
The police caught the guy trying to run away on foot. He denied that he had done anything wrong and that he was being unfairly arrested. I showed the police footage of the man trying to break into my home from my camera system, and the man was thrown in jail for his attempted burglary. He was pretty stupid to think that he would be able to get away with his crime, but really, if I didn’t have the system, I would be in big trouble. The crook might not have stopped at breaking into my house and he might have attacked me.
When I was looking online for different sites to find coupons on, I was over whelmed by the amount of sites that told me they had coupons that would save me money for the specific store that I wanted to go shopping in. The problem was, there were so many different codes for online shopping that some of them were expired and some of them were not. I could not figure out which codes were no longer still in use and which ones expired. I had to go to www.directselecttv.com to find out which coupon codes on cable were good and which ones had expired to see if I could save any money when I was ordering my new cable service. Continue reading
I just moved into a new apartment in the city of Charlotte, because I was recently accepted as a transfer student to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I would like to get an internet connection set up in my house as soon as possible, because it is not very easy to live without having an internet connection; right now, I can't even check my email without going to a coffee shop or something like that. Right now, I am going to look into charlotte time warner internet connections and how much it is going to cost me to get a high speed internet connection from Time Warner.
I have never dealt with time warner before, but it seems like they are probably my best bet in terms of internet service providers in this area. I am not sure how much I am going to be willing to spend on internet right now, but I do knot what I would really prefer to try to get the fastest internet connection that I possibly can. It might not be feasible in this case, because I am pretty sure that Time Warner has some sort of turbo internet connection that is quite expensive. It might not be necessary to go with that sort of package, because I probably can not afford it, but it would be nice to have an internet connection that fast. I guess that I will be able to go onto campus to use the Internet if I really need to use an internet connection that is exceptionally fast. As such, I should probably just settle for the fastest internet connection that I will actually be able to afford on a monthly basis. Based on my other expenses, such as rent, I should be able to afford maybe 50 dollars a month.Take On Research
This summer, I decided to make a visit to Maine in hopes that I would be able to find a place to live. I have a lot of friends that are in the area and while I am not prone to impulsively moving like this, I thought it might be a good idea to give myself a little spice in life. While finding a place to crash was easy enough, finding cheap internet in maine was a bit more difficult that I expected it to be. I've always just had to depend on a single company for my services which only had a limited amount of competition in the area; two DSL companies if I recall correctly. However, Maine has quite a few companies, DSL and Broadband both who offer diverse packages. The difficulty didn't lie in actually finding a company that could give me the service that I was looking for
I do a lot of my work on the web so I have to have a constant, high quality connection that is not going to suffer from constant drops That would interfere with the work that I am doing and cost me a lot of money in the process. That is not something that I can, literally, afford to have happen. I work hard to ensure that I can continue living the quality of life that I enjoy; it's a pain to have to depend on a provider to help me with being financially stable, as they are completely out of my control, but it is a risk that I have to take! Within a couple of weeks, I finally found the service that I had been looking for; GWI. So far, they have been excellent in both as a service provider and with their customer service; that is a rarity, these days!