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18 things to avoid at the dollar store

Cheapism Logo By Emily Lugg of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 19: We all try to save money where we can, and shopping at dollar-store chains seems like an appealing way to achieve that goal. Sadly, some of the products on their shelves are a waste of money — regardless how cheap. Things that fall apart or don't do their jobs clearly belong on a list of dollar-store no-no's. Read on to find out which things you should avoid at the dollar store. Want to know what you should buy there? Be sure to check out the 16 Best Things to Buy at the Dollar Store.

When a Dollar is No Deal

We all try to save money where we can, and shopping at dollar-store chains seems like an appealing way to achieve that goal. Sadly, some of the products on their shelves are a waste of money — regardless how cheap. Things that fall apart or don't do their jobs clearly belong on a list of dollar-store no-no's. Read on to find out which things you should avoid at the dollar store. Want to know what you should buy there? Be sure to check out the 16 Best Things to Buy at the Dollar Store.

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