Streaming services have become a staple in many households, even before the pandemic kept people inside. It’s not hard to see why — a relatively small outlay per month gets you unfettered access to more games, music and TV shows than you could ever hope to buy or rent, let alone store on your devices. The monthly costs can easily make sense, particularly if your household voraciously devours content.
How much you’re willing to spend on streaming services is another story. Are you only willing to pay for one or two providers that you know you’ll use every day, or are you all-in? That is, of course, assuming you’re interested at all. If you’re the sort who prefers to hold on to permanent copies of everything, streaming could easily be a non-starter.
There are cases to be made for and against heavy spending. Many of the best shows