I'm sorry that you ran into trouble with this. Fonts licensed for web use can be added to a kit and used on a website; fonts licensed for sync use can be synced to your computer to use in desktop programs.
Here are tutorials on each to help you get started.
* syncing a font to your desktop:
* adding a font to your website:
> have a price of say... $199
If a font has a price next to it, it means that it isn't included in your Typekit subscription; it's part of the Typekit Marketplace. Typekit Marketplace is a collection of fonts that you can purchase and add to your Typekit account to make it available to use for web and sync use.
The "My Library" tab on typekit.com/fonts will show you only the fonts included in your current Typekit subscription. You may use any of those fonts without paying anything additional.
I hope that this helps; let me know if you have any other questions. Best,