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Apr 21, 2010, 07:00 ET Federal Appliance Rebate Combined with Extended Warranty Has Consumers Seeing Green This Earth Day

Replacing old appliances with new energy-efficient units under the Federal Appliance Rebate Program, and adding a service contract to the purchase...


Jul 03, 2009, 15:14 ET SCIC Issues Tips For Buying Automobile Service Contracts and Avoiding Scams

The Service Contract Industry Council (SCIC) today issued consumer tips and information on purchasing and using service contracts (sometimes called...


Feb 27, 2009, 06:45 ET Consumers Should Protect Home-Entertainment Purchases Made in Anticipation of New June Digital TV Deadline

Many Viewers Forced to Act Now as Stations Convert Ahead of Schedule More than 1/3 of local TV stations across the country have converted to...