Do You Want an Extended Warranty with That?

Before buying an extended warranty or a service contract for your home, a car, or an appliance, be sure to read the fine print and weigh the costs and benefits.

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Education Level: 6-8 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: Personal Finance
Concepts: Insurance Risk
Resource Types: Publication Lesson
Languages: English