Home warranties are supposed to give homeowners peace of mind and prevent financial strain when things break unexpectedly. In exchange for a few hundred dollars a year and a small service call fee, home warranties are supposed to make as-needed repairs and replacements to numerous components of a home, from dishwashers to furnaces.
Unfortunately, the reality isn't that simple. Learn about the complexities of home warranties and whether you should spend your money on one in my Interest.com article, It's Not Always Clear What Home Warranties Cover.
For another great article on this subject, head to Angie's List to read Why Home Warranties Are No Guarantee by Staci Giordullo.