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It was time, we cut back costs more in our house considering my husband was unemployed. A friend of ours had been talking to my husband about the Amazon Fire Stick for a long time. I broke down and bought it with some of the money I had in my Amazon account from some other money making ways. I wasn’t sure how our family would do without cable. My husband and son are both very avid sports fans. Myself there is only a few show from day to day that I watch. I work 12-hour shifts at night so I am not home some evenings. During the day I am either doing housework, sleeping or blogging. If I do watch television during the day, it sucks me in and hard to get away from it to do other things so it is best I don’t even watch it during the day.
Average Monthly Costs we Spent on Cable about $130
The cost we spend now on Television is $8.99 for Netflix
Amazon Fire Stick is a one time only cost of about $39.99 plus tax unless you can get through Ebates to get cheaper.
There is a program that you can add to your Firestick called Kodi. It is awesome. I am able to watch all my shows after they have been aired. I am able to watch new movies or even old movies. The Firestick is everything and more that my husband had expected. My husband is able to watch his sports as well. So I have a happy husband because he doesn’t miss his sports. There is no need now to hook up our game systems anymore to watch Netflix. My husband had the habit of watching Netflix in the bed on his phone. I personally did not like this at all because of the small screen.
Once you buy a Amazon Firestick, it can go any television in your house as long as it has a HDMI outlet for you to insert into. You can take it to a friend’s house as well. This would be the way to go if you want to cut back on your costs in your house. Amazon Prime or Netflix helps to have as well.
I hope that you have enjoyed hearing my experience of getting rid of cable helps you decide on what you need to do for your family.