In the Know ; Letters
Helping Harrison ...
Regarding “99 Great Ways to Save”
[July-August]: If Harrison Ford needs
to save $6 on a movie ticket, send him
to Clifton, N.J., and I’ll gladly treat him
to a movie … and popcorn!
... Saving on drug costs
In savings tip No. 23—“bring
your own drugs”—I got a chuckle
over, “Some hospitals quadruple
the price you would normally
pay for prescription and over-
Several years ago, when I was
in the hospital for a broken
ankle, I told the hospital that
I took the generic form of a
hypothyroidism drug, and that
I would not take their provided
pills, since I suspected they
would vastly overcharge.
JOHN P. MIDGLEY/CORBIS OUTLINE