Tag: Service Contracts

“What If Something Goes Wrong?” A Guide To Service Contracts

A blank service contract surrounded by hand tools

Dishwasher sprung a leak? Diamond ring losing that special sparkle? TV on the fritz? Lawnmower stopped lawn-mowing? When a big-ticket item like a major appliance, jewelry, or garden equipment breaks, you may have a service contract or extended warranty contract to bail you out of trouble. These contracts cover your purchased items and can provide…

Extended Warranty? Retailers Bet You’ll Buy One…

When spinning the roulette wheel of gift giving and buying this year—or at any time of year, really—when you’re purchasing an electronics product, cell phone, computer, or appliance, you may get asked this question at the register: “Do you want to purchase an extended warranty?” Oh, the pressure. Retailers are betting that you will, because,…