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It's worth paying extra for these 14 items

Money Talks News Logo By Maryalene LaPonsie of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 15: During the lean, early years of my marriage, saving pennies was a necessity. However, as my spouse and I got older and our financial situation improved, I continued to pay as little as possible for anything and everything.
I could afford more, but I just didn’t want to spend more.
Eventually, my shopping philosophy began to shift. After years of being surrounded by poorly made stuff that never worked as I had hoped, I decided that just because something is cheap, it isn’t necessarily a good value.
Some of you may be saying “duh,” but it took me a while to accept that simple truth.
Now, I value quality over price, especially for certain items. The following things often are worth the higher cost.
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Where to find the sweet spot between price and quality

During the lean, early years of my marriage, saving pennies was a necessity. However, as my spouse and I got older and our financial situation improved, I continued to pay as little as possible for anything and everything.

I could afford more, but I just didn’t want to spend more.

Eventually, my shopping philosophy began to shift. After years of being surrounded by poorly made stuff that never worked as I had hoped, I decided that just because something is cheap, it isn’t necessarily a good value.

Some of you may be saying “duh,” but it took me a while to accept that simple truth.

Now, I value quality over price, especially for certain items. Click through the gallery above to see the things often are worth the higher cost.

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

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