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Hate calling cable company for discount

It is a common knowledge that we should call our cable company and ask for better price.  With today's technology, a lot of people cut ties with cable providers.  So, when you call them, they must try to make you happy.

When I first sign up for Verizon FIOS, I was paying $130 a month for cable, internet, & phone service. After several years, my monthly bill is now $169/m.

I knew I should call them and ask for better price, but I hate calling cable company. So, I've been putting it off for a few years.  I am pretty sure that cable companies know we hate calling them.

Today I finally called them, now it's Frontier FIOS.  And they gave me $25/m discount just like that.  That's $300 extra annual income for me.

So... I lost $1000+ last several years because I was not on top of this game... because I hate calling my cable company.

I am the only person to blame on this.  I need to be more proactive.  I feel stupid.  I will not let this happen again.



HMM~~~*   Interesting.

Thank you

By john


I started using an app called Trim ( i think). If you sign up and connect your cable company, they will contact the cable company and negotiate a lower monthly rate and lock it for a year. They take 25% of what they save you... so it isn't free, but requires zero phone calls or effort on your part. Sing up, take a picture of your bill and they do the rest. It will be interesting to see if they are on top of the bill when it goes up at the end of the 12 months.

By baptyzmbyf1re (not verified)

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