VIDEO | Pass on the Extended Warranty

Pass on the Extended Warranty
Money Advice from the Money Guys at oXYGen Financial

Pass on extended warranties. In my opinion, spending $129 for an extended warranty on an item that costs $300 just simply doesn’t make any financial sense.  Usually, employees of your larger electronics chains have their “bonuses” tied to extended warranties, so beware before you consider buying.  I have never purchased a warranty on a home electronics item, and only had one issue over the life of the last 20 years of buying electronic or household products saving myself thousands of dollars.   If you skip the warranties, you should save yourself and average of $500 per year.  If you invest that $500 in an account hypothetically earning an 3% rate of return over 25 years, you could have an additional $18,630 in an account at retirement. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.  All returns are for illustrative purposes and not indicative of any particular investment.  Investment value will fluctuate with market conditions.  Just another breathe easier® tip from your money guys at oXYGen Financial, Inc., 11680 Great Oaks Way, Suite 175, Alpharetta, GA 30022 – Call us for a complimentary consultation at 800-355-9318.

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About the author  ⁄ Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves

Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves

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My friends and family all think I’m a workaholic, but I say I’m just a guy that loves to help people do better in life.

My mother is still the only one that calls me by my real name Theodore Michael, my wife calls me Teddy, but for the rest of you it is just plain old Ted.

Ever since I was a little kid, I always loved money and being an entrepreneur. In fact, I still have cassette tapes of me talking to my grandmother at the age of five and my mother tells me all the time how much I played with money as a kid…

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Ted Jenkin is a frequent guest columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Headline News Weekend Express. He is the co-CEO of oXYGen Financial. You can follow him on LinkedIn @ www.linkedin.com/in/theceoadvisor or on Twitter @tedjenkin.

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