I have been pricing things around for appliances and all the prices seem
Sears has 20% off now if you buy 3 and no payments interest for 12 months.
Seems like the best deal.
I was looking at either a GE or Whirlpool set.
Refridge, top range and dishewasher
Where are you shopping? All the big box stores are close in price, but so
are local dealers belonging to buyer's co-ops. Sears has a reputation for
lousy service. Are you saving enough to justify the potential problems?
What about your local dealer? Give him the prices you have and see what he
can do to come close. Be sure to include delivery, taking away old
Having sold both GE and Whirlpool for 30 yrs before retirement, I would
suggest Whirlpool over GE. I think I read that GE was putting their
appliance business up for sale, but then the consensus is, that Sears is
close to bankruptcy( worked for Sears, 15yrs). The suggestion someone made
to give your local dealer a shot at matching the price is not a bad one.
The interest isn't forgiven-- just deferred...unless you're ever even 1 day
late with a payment. Then you get back charged and it's all due right then.
Read the multipage, small print, flimsy paper contract you sign when you
Better idea-- same up the money to buy what you need, then pay cash. It's
called prudent fiscal responsibility....
I have the cash for it.. that is not a big deal.
But I could Make money from the cash, while I have no interest on what I
Won't $5,000 be worth less in a year?
Its called common sense.
Flatus Johnson wrote:
And I think also, that the fine print also says that they can cancel the
deferred interest if they think you have not paid other credit cards on time
or are over extended on your total credit. I've found that Sears is
changing the due date on your payment every month to make it easy for you to
miss the due date. They changed my due date by almost 15 days one month.
Might be prudent to narrow the choices to one or two better buys
recommended by Consumer Reports. The appliance market is looking more
and more like a jungle out there, so eliminating the Yugos first
I bought DW , washer and dryer from Sears. For the dryer, one guy delivered
it. A week later, another guy came to pick up the old one. Another week, a
guy finally came to hook up the dryer, but he was missing parts.....
And then there's the dishwasher....but I won't bore you.
How many Sears delivery guys does it take to install and deliver appliances?
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