Don't overlook extra costs.
The sticker price of an electronic device is rarely the bottom line. If you want more memory on your computer or digital camera, you will pay extra. If you want to network your computer, you'll need to buy a router. Other costs, such as an extended warranty, can add several hundred dollars to your purchase price. And what about delivery? Will you be loading that 60-inch television into the back of your minivan or having it delivered? Last, don't leave out subscriptions, such as those for satellite television, Internet, or digital video recording services.