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Buying a TV: Should You Get an Extended Warranty?

Q. My friend just bought a 60-inch TV for around $1000 and the store told him he should get the extended warranty for an extra $150. He did. Was that a good move? — Mickey, Prince Frederick, Maryland. Short answer: No! See Today’s Best-Selling TVs at Amazon.com For years, electronics stores have boosted their profits

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Should You Always Buy a TV From a Name Brand?

Q. I often see TV manufacturers that I’ve never heard of selling sets for what seems like really low prices. I’m tempted to buy one, but I’m a little nervous about their quality. Is it safe to buy a TV that’s not a name brand? — George, Salem, Oregon. George, that’s a great question. Companies

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Buy a New TV? Here’s Why You Should Keep the Box

Q. I just bought a great new TV online and I installed it myself with no trouble. It looks awesome! But a friend of mine said I should keep the box just in case. Why? He couldn’t explain it very well — Dan, Atlanta, Georgia. Dan, congratulations on your order — and your self-installation. There

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Buying a New TV: Should You Get an Extended Warranty?

Q. My friend just bought a 60-inch TV for around $1000 and the store told him he should get the extended warranty for an extra $150. He did. Was that a good move? — Mickey, Prince Frederick, Maryland. Short answer: No! See Today’s Best-Selling TVs at Amazon.com For years, electronics stores have boosted their profits

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