If you are looking for more wiggle room in your budget, cutting some of your expenses could save you and your family some money each month. For many families, cutting expenses means getting rid of cable. Cutting the cable cord is easier than you might think. Here are some tips to use to keep watching the shows you love while eliminating your cable bill. Improve Your Internet Speeds Once you end the relationship with the cable company, you will have to rely on your internet service provider, or ISP, to pick up the slack.