Economic Issues for Consumers (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 10

Economic Issues for Consumers (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 10

by Roger LeRoy Miller, Alan D. Stafford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495600067

ISBN-13: 9780495600060

Pub. Date: 10/22/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text employs an "issues approach" to consumer economics. Each chapter has one or two consumer issues that are highlighted through engaging, real world examples. These real world examples are highly applied aspects of everyday consumer situations.

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This text employs an "issues approach" to consumer economics. Each chapter has one or two consumer issues that are highlighted through engaging, real world examples. These real world examples are highly applied aspects of everyday consumer situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495600060
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/22/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: THE CONSUMER IN TODAY'S WORLD. 1. An Economic Foundation for Consumer Decisions. 2. Making Rational Consumer Choices. 3. A Flood of Advertising. 4. The Many Faces of Fraud. 5. Protection for the Consumer. Unit 2: BUDGETING. 6. The Consumer as a Wage Earner. 7. Creating a Living Budget. 8. Paying for the Government. Unit 3: MAKING CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES. 9. Choosing a Healthful Diet. 10. Purchasing Household Products. 11. Satisfying Transportation Needs. 12. Finding a Place to Live. Unit 4: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. 13. Banks Help Consumers Save and Spend. 14. Using Credit Responsibly. 15. Investing For Your Future. Unit 5: RISK MANAGEMENT. 16. Choosing Medical Insurance. 17. Insuring Your Home and Automobile. 18. Protecting Your Family and Retirement. Unit 6: LESSONS YOU HAVE LEARNED. 19. Looking to the Future.

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