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An extra stimulus check payment is coming from an unexpected place

October 19th, 2021

Government-issued stimulus checks aren’t the only source of new money for taxpayers right now, at this point during the coronavirus pandemic. Car insurance providers around the US, for example, have also been offering rebates to customers. The reason? Widespread lockdowns and the shift to work-from-home meant that, naturally, people were no longer on the road …

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A pandemic-related refund might be coming your way soon

March 23rd, 2021

Here’s a coronavirus pandemic-related update that reflects one of the many unanticipated but understandable-in-hindsight consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak that led to a widespread shift toward work-from-home arrangements for millions of people: Some car insurers may return even more money to customers soon, as the premiums those customers are paying arguably don’t make as much …

AT&T to offer standard iPhone insurance beginning July 17th

July 5th, 2011

AT&T has announced that it will offer standard insurance to iPhone owners beginning on July 17th. Previously, AT&T subscribers were able to sign up for a more expensive $12 monthly insurance plan, which had a $199 deductible. Protection will now cost just $4.99 per month with the standard plan and it is expected to have …

AT&T debuts Mobile Protection Pack plan; iPad, iPhone need not apply

March 31st, 2011

Via a press release today, AT&T announced a new, comprehensive insurance offering dubbed Mobile Protection Pack. As the company explains, the new offering is a combination of three services: mobile insurance, enhanced support, and mobile locate. Mobile Protection, which will retail for $9.99 per month, covers subscribers against equipment loss, theft, accidental damage, liquid damage, and out-of-warranty malfunction. It …

AT&T to offer iPhone insurance for $13.99/mo

May 28th, 2010

One of our AT&T ninjas just hit us up with some news that will excite those of you who have a chronic case of the dropsies and own an iPhone. AT&T will be launching a new insurance service starting June 6th, named MobileProtect, designed specifically for the Apple iPhone. The insurance plan, which will be …

More Details on AT&T’s New Insurance Policy

May 21st, 2008

We’re not joking people, BGR ninjas don’t sleep. On Monday we told you that AT&T was finally coming around and getting ready to offer decent handset insurance. We’ve all had those rough nights that end up with a smashed cell phone and a walk of shame. No worries though; that walk is about to get …

AT&T preparing to offer insurance for all devices

May 19th, 2008

Soon the days of worrying about accidental damage to your ATT Tilt, or other PDA device, will be long gone. While we have yet to confirm this with AT&T themselves, it looks like the wireless company is getting ready to roll out a new insurance program that will cover all of the devices that they …