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Rebate Warnings
February 26, 2010
When shopping for the best deals on products, rebate offers can be appealing to customers because you pay one amount at the cash register and then get a percentage of your money back in the mail.   The Better Business Bureau, however, wants to remind consumers that when you mail in your rebate, to not only follow all the stated directions but to follow-through, according to  

That means delaying on mailing that rebate until the last minute.   Most rebates state that they must be sent into within 30 or so days since the date of purchase.  Also, before mailing in the rebate, make a copy of it and date when it was mailed, for your records. In the event it is not received, you at least have a copy and can claim the rebate was submitted before the cut off date. 

Follow through on your rebate.  Usually, on those receipts, there is a number you can call or a website where you can track your rebate.  

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