When Warranties Aren't Worth It

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When Warranties Aren't Worth It

We've all heard the salesperson say, "we highly recommend protecting your item with our store's extended warranty package that will cover all repair costs incurred within three years". More often than not, you get sucked into buying the package, as the investment in the electronic item is huge. But will you get the best returns? Chances are little to none. (For more, see Extended Warranties: Should You Take The Bait?)

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