Do Your Homework Before Buying an Automobile Service Contract

oil change auto 150x150 Do Your Homework Before Buying an Automobile Service ContractThe BBB in St. Louis has done fantastic work in investigating and exposing very “shady” automotive service contract sellers. Service contracts, if purchased from reputable companies, can be worth purchasing. But many of those sold by telemarketing or direct mail (“your vehicle warranty is about to expire!” mailings) can be a ripoff. In this area, do your homework and buy cautiously!

Consumer Reports has published an article recognizing BBB/St. Louis’s work in exposing automobile service contract scams.  This article is available online at:  http://news.consumerreports.org/money/2011/07/dont-be-victimized-by-car-service-contract-marketers.html

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About Charlie Mattingly

Charlie Mattingly has served since 1996 as President/CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Louisvile, Southern Indiana and Western Kentucky. Prior to his BBB career, Charlie worked for 25 years on the staff of U. S. Representative Romano L. Mazzoli, where his final position was as Chief of Staff. He is an attorney and member of the Kentucky Bar Association and Louisville Bar Association.