We’ve probably all been swayed by an appealing rebate. They’re especially common with cell phones and other electronics — and they can save you a bundle if you were going to buy the item anyway.
But there’s a catch: unless you submit the rebate in a timely and accurate manner, that potential savings will evaporate. The truth is, they’re only useful if you use them correctly and claim them.
Here’s how to actually get the rebates that you qualify for.