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Title:
Bet you didn't know : smart answers for every aspect of your life
Author:
Spizman, Robyn Freedman.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ballantine Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xiii, 412 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780449003374
Format :
Book

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"If I had only known." Common words repeated by many who have made a costly error or discovered a vital fact when it's too late. Whether it's getting into college, planning a wedding, decorating a nursery, or running to the grocery store, "Bet You Didn't Know" arms consumers with an arsenal of insider knowledge to plan the best strategies and prevent mistakes from happening. Author Robyn Freedman Spizman consulted with hundreds of professionals, from health insurance coordinators to mechanics to funeral directors, and organized their best advice into practical tips for coping with daily challenges. There's something for every kind of person -- new moms searching for the latest safety regulations, senior citizens reevaluating their savings, college graduates pursuing a career, home buyers shopping for a mortgage, home-based business owners looking for a quick guide to the Internet -- in this easy-to-use handbook for life. Inside, you'll learn: -- proven ways to correct your credit rating and protect your privacy-- useful information for investing-- smart hints to stretch your grocery budget-- correct techniques for hiring a painter or decorator-- clever suggestions for throwing the perfect dinner party-- essential facts to plan your retirement