The credit cards that give you maximum protection on what you buy

TULSA - Credit card resource combed through all the fine print in card agreements to see who gives you the best extended warranties.

Nearly every credit card offers up to a year of extended warranty on many purchases that come with a manufacturer's warranty. gave American Express the highest score because every cardholder is eligible and the extended warranties apply for a five year period and covers refurbished items. says MasterCard finished last because of its lengthy list of exclusions and not every cardholder is eligible.

Before you make a big purchase it's worth calling the number on the back of your credit card to see if you'll get an extended warranty by charging it.

Click here to read all of's findings.

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