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Buy HDTV, Save Money
Dropping big bucks on an HDTV may not be in your plan, but it certainly might be worth it for your family’s future. Think about it this way: a family of five could easily spend more than $40 for the pleasure of just watching a flick ($10 each adult and around $7 for each child). Next add in another $20 for popcorn and drinks. Oh, and did we mention gas costs or the dinner before the movie? Before you know it, you are easily spending upwards of $100 for an evening out.
Multiply by a few times a month and you could reach $1,000 very quickly. Now investing in an HDTV doesn’t sound so bad. Microwaveable popcorn and a rental can cost you under $10 for the entire family. Pike & Fischer, a company that provides information solutions on businesses, predicts for these costly reasons that 47 million households in the United States will pay for high-definition service by the end of 2008.
Now all you need to do is convince the rest of the family that a 50-inch screen really is the best choice for a quality home theatre experience… [Emarketer.com]