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Corey Shields wrote:
> CP Will require a payment method (like our bankcard), so we can do the one
> year regardless of what we have "made". My reluctance in signing up for a
> whole year is in case someone is unhappy with that commitment. (to be
> strictly legit about it, the current board could easily agree to a year, but
> if the new board is unhappy with that then they are out the money, albeit in
> this case the money is really not that much).
If this is the issue, then one month would be sufficient to both try it
out and to let the new trustees make a decision without sitting on their
hands for another five months.
It makes sense here to talk about the per-month cost of each option:
Option | Cost per month
$6.95 per month | 6.95
$18.45 for 3 months | 6.15
$34.95 for 6 months | 5.825
$59.95 for 12 months | 4.99
So, if we gave it a one-month trial then decided to go for a full year,
versus the 6 months now and buying another 6 months after that (since
the then-new trustees may want to be in on the next decision)), the
difference would be:
1 month, then a year: 66.90
6 months, then 6 more: 69.90
=> 3.00 cheaper to go with the one-month trial.
So the cost difference is negligible, and the question becomes: Do you
want the new trustees to be a part of this decision now?
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