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Things You Shouldn’t Buy Just Because They’re Cheap

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People are always looking to save money. They use coupons, buy products on sale, and buy off-brand products to save money, but there are some products that just aren’t equal.  Here’s a guide to help your shopping:

 

Products You Shouldn’t Buy Cheap

  • Fake Oreos – there is no substitute for Oreos
  • Tampons
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Hair Extensions
  • Deodorant
  • Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Toilet Paper
  • Scented Trash Bags
  • Large Electronics – TVs, Tablets, etc.
  • String Cheese
  • Lawyers
  • Hair Dye
  • Sushi
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Suits

Cheap/Off Brand Products That Are As Good As Their Expensive Counterparts

  • Cereal
  • Baking powder
  • Milk
  • Orange Juice
  • Tater Tots – always delicious
  • Sunscreen – of at least 30 SPF 
  • Generic Medications – FDA regulations are universal. Read the labels to make sure you are not allergic to any ingredients
  • Generic Cosmetics
  • Kirkland Coffee 
  • Off-brand Gasoline – must meet regulatory guidelines to be sold 
  • Cookies & Cream Ice Cream

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