Five Shopping Myths That Will Cost You Money

Don't believe it when a salesperson tells you should buy an extended warranty on your new HDTV or pay an extra $100 for a faster processor. Here's the myth-busting truth.
  • Consumer Electronics
  • CPUs and Processors
  • Computers and Peripherals
  • Mobile
  • Small and Medium Business
San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.