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December 9, 2013

Extended warranty on gadgets? Say no

AP Business Writer

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Plans for phones and tablets typically total $264 over two years. On top of that, you’ll pay a deductible of $49 to $200.

LOS ANGELES — So, you've selected the gadgets to give your loved ones, and you're at the checkout line. Suddenly you're asked if you want an extended warranty or protection plan for a modest sum, and the line is piling up behind you. Do you opt for the foot-long receipt with terms and conditions that you'll have to keep in a secure place?

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