TRACKING WARRANTEES

Physician's Money Digest, June15 2003, Volume 10, Issue 11

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Among the litter that comes outof your new appliance's box is themanufacturer's warrantee. Well-organizeddoctors will file thispiece of paper where they can findit when needed; most will lose itwithin a day of installing themachine. Take heart—a new servicefrom Visa will let you store allyour warrantee information on aspecial Web site. Available to Visapremium cardholders, the servicealso extends the manufacturer'swarrantee on items you buy withyour Visa card, and a single phonecall gives you access to a networkof more then 7500 repair centers.If you send Visa the warranteeand sales receipt, they'llkeep it on file for you—otherwiseyou still have to remember to putthe warrantee in a safe place.