Save money by cutting down on one of life's biggest expenses — cable — with these tips from our friends at Business Insider.
Now that most American workers will see 2 percent more of their take-home income disappear this year, it's as good a time as any to find ways to trim household costs.
By far, the simplest place to start is with your cable or satellite bill.
Anyone with a solid Internet connection, a computer, and a couple hundred bucks to invest should be able to break their cable addiction.
To give you a leg up, we've compiled our favorite gadgets and hacks to help you finally cut the cord — for good.
DVI to HDMI cables sync your computer's feed to your TV
The biggest tool in your arsenal will be your computer, but it won't do you any good without an essential piece of the puzzle: DVI to HDMI cables.
They link your computer to your TV monitor so you can stream any video –– Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and more –– surf the Web, and check out YouTube on a bigger screen.
For this to work, you need to invest in a sturdy Internet connection and a computer that works fast enough to stream video. Without that solid foundation, your feed could come out fuzzy and the HD will look less than stellar.
Cost: $6 and up