Clark's Big Book of Bargains

Clark's Big Book of Bargains

by Clark Howard, Mark Meltzer

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786887781
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 04/23/2003
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
A Note from Clarkxi
Chapter 1Food
Supermarkets2
Restaurants8
Fast Food12
Learning to Cook14
Wine17
Bottled Water21
Chapter 2Family + Children
Buying for Your First Child26
Raising Clark-Smart Kids33
Music and Dance Lessons36
The Dentist37
Private Schools42
Pets47
Chapter 3Necessities
Clothing56
Shoes63
Haircuts67
Cosmetics69
Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses71
Prescription Drugs74
The Emergency Room80
Chapter 4Leisure
Movies84
Music87
Books89
Video Games91
Theater and Sports Tickets92
Vacations97
Chapter 5Electronics + Appliances
Consumer Electronics106
Large Appliances114
Chapter 6Events
Parties120
Weddings124
Christmas Shopping133
Valentine's Day142
Funerals144
Chapter 7Home Improvement
Painting150
Carpet and Flooring153
Sheets and Towels161
High-Efficiency Lightbulbs163
Smoke Detectors165
Furniture167
Home Services173
Chapter 8Cars
Tires180
Detailing185
Oil Changes186
Repairs189
Towing192
Gasoline194
Bargains + Information Online197

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