Cable was one of the first and easiest things for us to give up, actually we just never ended up subscribing to it. There are a lot of benefits to giving up cable TV some that we found a bit unexpected.
1. I HAVE MORE TIME! How many of us wish that we had more time? I wanted time to be creative and make things, time to exercise, time spend with friends, and just time that was mine. The average person watches 34 hours of television a week, that’s almost as much as a second full time job.
2. MORE MONEY! The low average for a cable bill is $62 a month. Even if you don’t want to give up your favorite programs you can watch most of them online or on Netflix for $8 a month.
3. I love not being subjected to hundreds of advertisements trying to convince me to buy things that I don’t really need.
4. Watching some TV shows has become an event. We have to go to a friends house to watch them since we don’t have cable. We bring snacks and spend time with friends and catch up during commercial breaks. It’s my favorite.
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