Economic Decisions for Consumers / Edition 2

Economic Decisions for Consumers / Edition 2

by Don R. Leet, Joanne Driggers
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023694912
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/24/1997
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
669
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

1. Decision Making: Learning to Choose.

2. Life Cycles, Life Styles, and the Consumer.

3. Basic Economic Principles: Be Prepared.

4. Financial Planning: Getting in Control.

5. Money and Banking: The Almighty Dollar.

6. Credit: Buy Now, Pay More Later.

7. Advertising: Information or Manipulation?

8. Consumer Protection and Redress: Doing unto Others as They do unto You.

9. Comparison Shopping in Fashionable America: Buying Process Model.

10. Food: More Than a Matter of Taste.

11. Housing: Home Sweet Home.

12. The Automobile: Wheels and Deals.

13. Energy, the Environment, and the Consumer.

14. Health Care: What Happens When You Get Sick.

15. Government Services and Taxes: Paying Your Fair Share.

16. Personal Investments: Managing Your Money.

17. Planning for the Future: Insurance, Retirement, and Beyond.

18. Consumer Economics from a Global Perspective.

Appendix I. Seeking Help for Consumer Problems.

Appendix II. Directory of Federal Consumer Agencies.

Appendix III. Directory of State Consumer Agencies.

Glossary.

Index.

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