ERIC Number: ED223878
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Your Equipment Dollar, [Revised.] Money Management.
Baran, Nancy H., Ed.; Tarrant, Sharon M., Ed.
This booklet on household equipment, 1 in a series of 12, covers all the basic aspects of personal- and family-money management. Suitable for use by high school and college students as well as adults, this handbook offers information to help buyers purchase household equipment that is within their budget. Section 1 discusses managing equipment dollars. Topics include establishing a spending plan, determining methods of payment, checking home facilities, recognizing equipment-safety features, and discussing 10 points to help consumers become more knowledgeable when shopping for household equipment. Section 2 provides buying guides for major kitchen appliances (ranges, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, food-waste disposers, and trash compactors), water-softening equipment, water-heating equipment, major laundry appliances (washers and dryers), floor care appliances, and portable electric appliances. In section 3 are tips on using household equipment, appliance services, and safety. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Electrical Appliances, Money Management, Purchasing
Money Management Institute, Household International, 2700 Sanders Road, Prospect Heights, IL 60070 ($.75 each; set--$5.00; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Household International, Prospect Heights, IL. Money Management Inst.
Note: For related documents see CE 034 441-453.