Economic Issues for Consumers / Edition 9

Economic Issues for Consumers / Edition 9

by Roger Leroy Miller, Alan D. Stafford, Alan D. Stafford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534552366

ISBN-13: 9780534552367

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth


This book 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.  See more details below

Overview


This book 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:
9780534552367
Publisher:
Thomson Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Health Sciences Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (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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