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by R2D2
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Does it really matter when you claim Social Security
Replies: 106
Views: 8107

Re: Does it really matter when you claim Social Security

SS was set up to be neutral with respect to claiming age... Right, but doesn't that depend on the interest rate used? Whatever that rate is, don't I (assuming I'm single and "average") effectively "earn" that rate tax free by deferring my SS? Yes, I know that there are a bunch of nuances that peopl...
by R2D2
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How important is a light colored interior for your car in Florida? What about Apple CarPlay?
Replies: 43
Views: 2417

Re: How important is a light colored interior for your car in Florida? What about Apple CarPlay?

https://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/available-models/ I don't run IOS so CarPlay is less useful than Android Auto, but CarPlay is really, really widely available. Even Toyota finally came around. Which cars were you looking at that don't have it even as an option? I was looking at a 2018 RAV4 or a Ma...
by R2D2
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How important is a light colored interior for your car in Florida? What about Apple CarPlay?
Replies: 43
Views: 2417

Re: How important is a light colored interior for your car in Florida? What about Apple CarPlay?

Live in Florida year round. Have two white cars, one with black interior and one with light interior. Don’t notice any difference between the two. Air conditioning has really solved the problem that once existed. Gill Wow, good to know. Thanks Gill! And thanks for the suggestions from others re. ti...
by R2D2
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How important is a light colored interior for your car in Florida? What about Apple CarPlay?
Replies: 43
Views: 2417

How important is a light colored interior for your car in Florida? What about Apple CarPlay?

I'm moving from the Northeast to Florida and I was going to buy a used car. Since Florida gets hot in the summer, I was thinking that it'd be good to a get light-colored car with a light-colored interior. Well, it's easy to find white or silver cars, but so many cars have black interiors!! So how im...
by R2D2
Sun May 24, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?
Replies: 68
Views: 3620

Re: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?

Yes I think you are being paranoid. I have had a membership to LA Fitness for 4 or 5 years and it has been on autopayment to a credit card the whole time. (Currently with the gyms being closed they are not charging me). The reason they auto bill you is because it is cheaper and more efficient for t...
by R2D2
Sat May 23, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheap way to ship a few boxes?
Replies: 14
Views: 965

Cheap way to ship a few boxes?

I'm moving and mostly starting from scratch in terms of furniture and personal belongings. I need to ship a few boxes (maybe 3-6) worth of personal items to the new location. (I'll be flying to the new house, not driving.) When I order things online, the companies seem to pay so little for shipping,...
by R2D2
Sat May 23, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?
Replies: 68
Views: 3620

Re: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?

ScubaHogg wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 7:49 am
FWIW I think LA fitness is a rip off, BUT I never had any issue with credit card billing with them.
In what way is it a ripoff? Is it a good gym that just charges too much, or is it a bad gym with too little equipment...?
by R2D2
Thu May 21, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?
Replies: 68
Views: 3620

Re: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?

Thanks for all the replies. That's super annoying that some gyms insist on drawing from your bank account (or charge you a huge penalty for using your CC instead). I like the idea of setting up a secondary bank account with a small amount of money in it. I'm thankful this gym still allows credit car...
by R2D2
Thu May 21, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?
Replies: 68
Views: 3620

Do you dislike recurring billing for gyms?

Once gyms reopen, I was going to join LA Fitness. They have pretty good monthly rates, except... Recurring monthly charges must be paid by electronic funds transfer from your checking or savings account or automatic transfer from an accepted credit or debit card. There's no way I'm letting some comp...
by R2D2
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop buying advice
Replies: 41
Views: 3092

Re: Laptop buying advice

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 14"(10th gen I7/ 8 gig /512 gig SSD last Xmas Superb performance-lightweight- with SSD(Faster data access, boot ups, file transfers, and an overall quicker computing experience) :happy No regrets https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/new-inspiron-14-7000-laptop/sp...
by R2D2
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop buying advice
Replies: 41
Views: 3092

Re: Laptop buying advice

Thanks for all the advice on this thread. I read over everything and I appreciate every reply. Now's not a great time to shop for a laptop if you don't absolutely have to. You're correct that prices have gone up. Many people are buying laptops to work from home, and there have been at least some dis...
by R2D2
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop buying advice
Replies: 41
Views: 3092

Re: Laptop buying advice

Never pay for RAM or storage upgrades through the original vendor. RAM and SSD storage are so cheap and easy to install. You're best bet is to by a laptop that does not have the RAM or storage soldered to the motherboard (think Apple) and do the upgrade yourself. The OEM markup on RAM and storage i...
by R2D2
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Laptop buying advice
Replies: 41
Views: 3092

Laptop buying advice

I'm looking to get my wife a new laptop. She's not into gaming or photo editing, but occasionally she needs to run software that is too demanding on her 2014 Toshiba laptop. Ideally, I'd like to get her something that can last her several years. One thing I've noticed is that laptops have gotten exp...
by R2D2
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Inexpensive men's razors?
Replies: 37
Views: 2722

Re: Inexpensive men's razors?

I got so frustrated paying for Gillette Mach 3 razors then buying the Fusion 5 razors that I dumped them all and went with a Philips Norelco triple floating head re-chargeable razor. I love it. The blades last 1.5 years for me and it gives me a close shave. Once the razors become dull, I just buy a...
by R2D2
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Inexpensive men's razors?
Replies: 37
Views: 2722

Inexpensive men's razors?

Years ago, I converted from expensive Gillette razors to Dorco. Much cheaper and they worked fine. I went to re-order some Dorcos and -- from what I could gather from the Amazon reviews -- this product is not what it used to be. Apparently they either went out of business or sold their brand to a Ch...
by R2D2
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Re: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?

Have you looked into BuddyJet suggestion above - "Have you looked into casting your pc screen to the tv?". That is likely the solution for you. Google "mirror windows on firetv". Cheers Yup, that worked. Thanks for the suggestion! Not a perfect playback (even though it looks perfect on my laptop --...
by R2D2
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Airpod alternatives?
Replies: 29
Views: 2930

Re: Airpod alternatives?

These don't have noise cancellation and there is a wire *between* the two earbuds (but not to the phone): https://www.bestbuy.com/site/sony-xb50bs-extra-bass-sports-wireless-in-ear-headphones-black/5581239.p?skuId=5581239 I got them for $40 from Best Buy. I really like them, and they do a good job o...
by R2D2
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Re: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?

Try the NBC app on FireTV to see if that works for you. Watching through a browser would not be ideal in any case. Cheers Wouldn't I need a TV/cable subscription to do that? I don’t know. Download it and try. I do need need a TV subscription; I just double-checked. Just to be clear: The issue is th...
by R2D2
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Re: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?

Silk McCue wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:15 pm
R2D2 wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:13 pm
Silk McCue wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:23 pm
Try the NBC app on FireTV to see if that works for you. Watching through a browser would not be ideal in any case.

Cheers
Wouldn't I need a TV/cable subscription to do that?
I don’t know. Download it and try.
I do need need a TV subscription; I just double-checked.
by R2D2
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Re: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?

Silk McCue wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:23 pm
Try the NBC app on FireTV to see if that works for you. Watching through a browser would not be ideal in any case.

Cheers
Wouldn't I need a TV/cable subscription to do that?
by R2D2
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Watching NBC through their web site on Amazon Fire TV -- doesn't seem to work the same as on a pc?

If I want to watch last night's episode of SNL, I can just fire up my pc, go to https://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/episodes, click on the episode, and watch. What if I want to watch on my Amazon Fire TV? Well, Fire TV has a built in browser, so I can just navigate to that same web site, right? ...
by R2D2
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Any sales/deals on buying iphone 11 Pro?
Replies: 9
Views: 1290

Re: Any sales/deals on buying iphone 11 Pro?

Retailers make little money on selling the iPhone - activations/new lines is where they make profits. So for the most part you're going to pay full price unless you add a line. The Black Friday ads are out on the usual sites, take a look for yourself. As you point out, a lot of these deals require ...
by R2D2
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?

I have known people who add a line with a new number to their existing account to get the gift card. A couple weeks later, they move their actual number to that new phone. Then they original line gets cancelled. You do sometimes incur some charges along the way. But, if you get a $300 gift card and...
by R2D2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?

Yes, you understand correctly. If available, I like the gift card offers because you get your money up front without commuting to stay with a given provider. However, often the gift card offers require a new line. So you would have to play some games to use it on your existing plan with your existi...
by R2D2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?

I almost went for a iphone 11 from target last Saturday. You pay the standard Verizon 24 month interest free financing on the phone plus get a $200. target gift card up front. I decided to wait and see what black friday brings. After reading a previous rather long thread on Verizon prepaid I decide...
by R2D2
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Verizon Wireless discounts on iPhones (and other smart phones) -- is there any gotcha here?

I have VZ wireless currently and I keep getting texts from them of the form: "For a limited time, get $X off an iPhone ___ with promo code ___." After chatting with a rep, here's my understanding of exactly how this works: To keep the numbers really simple, let's say the phone you want is $720. You ...
by R2D2
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: I bought a STOLEN vehicle!!!
Replies: 106
Views: 16340

Re: I bought a STOLEN vehicle!!!

If you have post paid phone then try to get detailed call records statement and you may be able to recover at least his phone number if its working. As well there must have been title transfer done, is there any record at DMV for old title? Like address of seller or anything. This. Even if you dele...
by R2D2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind
Replies: 36
Views: 3253

Re: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind

While we're on the topic, does anyone think it's better to hold off on upgrading now and just waiting until 2020 for the new iPhones (which are supposed to be much better)?

Or is it worth waiting for Black Friday? (Do iPhones go on sale on Black Friday?)
by R2D2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind
Replies: 36
Views: 3253

Re: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind

So for capacity, the question really becomes how much value you personally get from the extra RAM. Is the extra 128GB worth another $100 in your opinion (using your assumption that its trade-in value is zero)? The amount of GB used on your current phone is a good way to assess how much you need for...
by R2D2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind
Replies: 36
Views: 3253

Re: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind

I always get the lowest capacity phone you can tolerate because you lose lots of value in the used market. If you're doing a trade-in promotion, there is no difference trading in a 16 GB or 128 GB model. You get zero value back. Great replies. Thanks everyone for your help. I think I might go with ...
by R2D2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind
Replies: 36
Views: 3253

Economics of upgrading to latest iPhone vs one generation behind

I have an old iPhone 6 and I need to upgrade. I can get an XR with 128GB for $649 or an 11 for $749 (same storage). Now I'm not really asking "is it worth the extra $100 for the 11?", but rather: If I didn't care about the difference between the XR and the 11, would it be worth the extra $100 anyway...
by R2D2
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can I get the new customer rate from Verizon Fios? Or should I switch to Spectrum?
Replies: 52
Views: 5592

Re: Can I get the new customer rate from Verizon Fios? Or should I switch to Spectrum?

Thread motivated me to call. Metro DC here, fios fiberoptic rates went from $54 to $93/mo, 75 mbps internet only. Neighbors have XFinity no problems - they're offering $35/mo for 50 mbps service, they've been happy, their use similar to ours. I called Fios and asked for lower rate - they offered $7...
by R2D2
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Series EE savings bonds attractive now?
Replies: 13
Views: 1507

Re: Series EE savings bonds attractive now?

Comparing stocks to bonds isn't that helpful for analysis, in my opinion. Comparing EE bonds to 20 year treasuries is the better comparison. ... If your point is that no one should hold a bond fund for 20 years, then that's a different argument that really has nothing to do with EE bonds. Bingo. If...
by R2D2
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Meaning of "cross-section" in financial economics?
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: Meaning of "cross-section" in financial economics?

As in "The Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns," Fama and French, 1992: Two easily measured variables, size and book‐to‐market equity, combine to capture the cross‐sectional variation in average stock returns associated with market β, size, leverage, book‐to‐market equity, and earnings‐price ra...
by R2D2
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL
Replies: 12
Views: 1127

Re: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL

tibbitts wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:49 pm
My experience (just with my own property) is that for PBC 2% of actual value is about correct for a newly-acquired property.
So the new assessment reflected the purchase price of your house?
by R2D2
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL
Replies: 12
Views: 1127

Re: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL

Broken Man 1999 wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:11 pm
Florida has a property tax cap similar to California's Prop13.
...
Thanks, that helps a lot.
by R2D2
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL
Replies: 12
Views: 1127

Re: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL

So, I have nothing to offer specifically on PBC. Since you don't have any other answers though, this is what I would do. Look at a few properties nearby online that sold 1-2 years ago (I know that is vague, but depends on the amount of the data) . Look at what their taxes are now and how much they ...
by R2D2
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL
Replies: 12
Views: 1127

Property taxes in Palm Beach County, FL

I've been looking at houses in Palm Beach County, Florida on Zillow and in person. From googling around, it seems that property taxes are right around 2% of assessed value. Now a lot of these houses are assessed at a price much much lower than their asking price (possibly due to homesteading). Can I...
by R2D2
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Would Love Some Guidance On An Umbrella Policy
Replies: 28
Views: 2402

Re: Would Love Some Guidance On An Umbrella Policy

nycguy19 wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:58 pm
I haven't been able to find a single other mainstream company that offers an umbrella and non-owner auto insurance company in NYC. Most brokers refer me to some small insurance companies that I haven't heard of before.
Chubb does it.
by R2D2
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?

A lot of you said to look into Wind Cave National Park. I read up on it a bit, and it does look cool. We also wanted to try rock climbing. Are there any places in Wind Cave (or nearby) that offer lessons to total beginners that you'd recommend. Google turned up sylvanrocks.com, which is in Black Hil...
by R2D2
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?

Hikes in Black Hills (Custer SP) are up or down depending on where you start. Black Elk (Harney) Peak is a hike to the highest elevation east of the Rockies. You generally start the hike at Sylvan Lake. It can be "steep" in spots, but nothing like climbing in many areas in UT or NH Whites. Devil's ...
by R2D2
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?

Again, I appreciate all the advice. It is very helpful. One thing I forgot to ask about: We really enjoy hikes that take you much farther up than where you started (like you might see at places like Zion or Bryce NP). Is there a lot of that at Badlands NP? I know there are a lot of mountains there b...
by R2D2
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park -- good for hiking in August?

Thanks, Wanderer for all the tips. SD is looking more and more appealing (compared to ND) for August. And given what you said about the crowds, I think we'll plan for the 2nd half of August.
by R2D2
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park -- good for hiking in August?

Admittedly not the best person to respond as I have no experience in either but I will give it a shot anyway. Both parks are high on my to do list for their combinations of geology grasslands ecology and lower volume of hikers. However I think of them as spring & fall destinations and don't think I...
by R2D2
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park -- good for hiking in August?

I have been there several times and it can be very hot and sunny in August. But I enjoyed it. However, if you have never been to South Dakota, Badlands NP, Mt Rushmore, Wind Cave, Custer State park, etc. I would definitely go there first. More to do and see plus a little cooler up in the Black Hill...
by R2D2
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Re: Theodore Roosevelt National Park -- good for hiking in August?

Thanks Wanderer. Yeah, we're definitely looking for day hikes. We don't camp. How annoying are the bugs in August? I'm a mosquito magnet but I can wear bug spray. Do I need to wear long pants to guard against ticks? (That would be an issue for me!) And do you think we could spend 5 days there or wou...
by R2D2
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?
Replies: 24
Views: 1749

Theodore Roosevelt National Park or Badlands NP -- good for hiking in August?

DW and I are thinking of visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park in August. We both like strenuous hiking and nice scenery, and we could probably be talked into doing some kayaking/canoing. Is TRNP a good place for this? Are there long hikes to do or are they all short? And any general opinions of...
by R2D2
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What do you do if you get in an accident?
Replies: 26
Views: 2296

Re: What do you do if you get in an accident?

Should you necessarily call the police? And what about calling your insurance company?
by R2D2
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can I get the new customer rate from Verizon Fios? Or should I switch to Spectrum?
Replies: 52
Views: 5592

Re: Can I get the new customer rate from Verizon Fios? Or should I switch to Spectrum?

ohai wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:28 pm
Overall, experience has been positive, if this one data point is useful.
That is useful. I really appreciate the reply!
by R2D2
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can I get the new customer rate from Verizon Fios? Or should I switch to Spectrum?
Replies: 52
Views: 5592

Re: Can I get the new customer rate from Verizon Fios? Or should I switch to Spectrum?

I had RCN 15 years ago or and switched to Time Warner. It was worse. Friends that have RCN, the past few years, seem to be satisfied. I dislike Time Warner intensly. Ok, you convinced me. I just called RCN and they actually had a pretty good internet-only deal (and slightly cheaper than TWC/Spectru...