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Is Your Family Ready to Cut the Cord?

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Cutting the cord, or giving up your cable or satellite subscription, has been a hot topic among television subscribers for several years now. Thanks to an increasing number of people deciding to cut the cord, pay TV companies actually saw a decline in subscribers in 2014; and that decline could continue in 2015 and beyond. But before you decide to take the plunge, you should ask yourself if your family is ready to cut the cord. Here are some things that you should consider before you make your decision. Does Your Current Service Have a Contract? If you subscribe to a satellite provider, chances are they locked you into a two-year contract when you signed up. What you might not know is that if you moved, upgraded equipment, or added receivers to your account, the company could have restarted that contract. Before you cancel your TV service, make sure that you are completely out of your contract period; otherwise you could end up paying several hundred dollars. What do You Like to Watch? There are a lot of excellent streaming options available for everyone in your family. ·  Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu all have a lot of children’s and ...

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