Clark's Big Book of Bargains

Overview

Clark Howard, the bestselling author of Get Clark Smart and host of the nationally syndicated radio program The Clark Howard Show, wants to show you how to get the best bang for your buck--whether you are at the supermarket, buying new clothes, renovating your home, or going to the movies. Learn how to pay $12.95 for a CD that costs $19.95. Find out why a $90 VCR just may work better than a $300 VCR.
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Overview

Clark Howard, the bestselling author of Get Clark Smart and host of the nationally syndicated radio program The Clark Howard Show, wants to show you how to get the best bang for your buck--whether you are at the supermarket, buying new clothes, renovating your home, or going to the movies. Learn how to pay $12.95 for a CD that costs $19.95. Find out why a $90 VCR just may work better than a $300 VCR.
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Clark Howard teaches you how to get the best deals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786887781
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 4/23/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 210
  • Sales rank: 1,108,903
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Clark Howard
Clark Howard is the host of The Clark Howard Show, a radio talk show syndicated in more than ninety cities around the country. He is also a featured commentator on WSB-TV in Atlanta and a columnist with the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Mark Meltzer is an editor at the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Both authors reside in Atlanta.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
A Note from Clark xi
Chapter 1 Food
Supermarkets 2
Restaurants 8
Fast Food 12
Learning to Cook 14
Wine 17
Bottled Water 21
Chapter 2 Family + Children
Buying for Your First Child 26
Raising Clark-Smart Kids 33
Music and Dance Lessons 36
The Dentist 37
Private Schools 42
Pets 47
Chapter 3 Necessities
Clothing 56
Shoes 63
Haircuts 67
Cosmetics 69
Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses 71
Prescription Drugs 74
The Emergency Room 80
Chapter 4 Leisure
Movies 84
Music 87
Books 89
Video Games 91
Theater and Sports Tickets 92
Vacations 97
Chapter 5 Electronics + Appliances
Consumer Electronics 106
Large Appliances 114
Chapter 6 Events
Parties 120
Weddings 124
Christmas Shopping 133
Valentine's Day 142
Funerals 144
Chapter 7 Home Improvement
Painting 150
Carpet and Flooring 153
Sheets and Towels 161
High-Efficiency Lightbulbs 163
Smoke Detectors 165
Furniture 167
Home Services 173
Chapter 8 Cars
Tires 180
Detailing 185
Oil Changes 186
Repairs 189
Towing 192
Gasoline 194
Bargains + Information Online 197
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