According to many message board it seems the Palm Treo 700 is going to be available from Sprint tomorrow. Since I’m out of contract, I hope to get it for the $399 price that’s for new subscribers. I expect that it won’t quite be easy and I’ll have to argue or threaten to go to Verizon.
If that isn’t enough, I’m taking a trip to Costco. The plasma TV that I bought not too long ago isn’t working like it did in the beginning. Whenever it goes from a light scene to a dark one, the light scene is burned in for a good 3 minutes or more. The reason I bought from Costco is that instead of having an extended warranty they have a lenient return policy. So I’m going to return the defective no-name TV and switch to a Phillips or Pioneer. It’s probably going to cost me $500 dollars for the upgrade to a name brand.
I realize this is an unusual post for a personal finance blog. However, I do skimp and save quite a bit for a couple of these luxury items.