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Free Dell Notebook

October 20, 2004 by debbie T | ComputersRamblings

When is a “free” Dell laptop computer not quite free?

When it comes with a condition to keep a $3500 balance on a credit card charging 9.9% interest!

I was reading PCWorld magazine, and came across an interesting advertisement for http://4myfreedell.com.

Before anyone gets too excited, I hope they read the terms of this offer.

To quote:

Upfront Reward™ and Balance Transfer Information: To establish an account and be eligible for an Upfront Reward, you must transfer qualifying balances of at least $5,000. You may also combine balance transfers of at least $2,500 with a special cash advance of up to $2,500 to bring your balances up to $5,000. If your balance falls below $3,500 at any time during the first 18 months after your account is open, your account will be assessed a one-time fee of $600 (early pay-down fee). See also other Terms and Conditions on this page.

This just proves the old adage, when it sounds too good to be true it probably is! I hope no one falls for this tricky misleading offer!

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