10 things people buy but never use
Did you ever buy something you just had to have, telling yourself you’d use it all the time – and then never actually use it? Here are some purchases that often go unused.
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2. Gym: I work out at my garden.
3. Group deals: Wife is a massage therapist, don't need them.
4. Warranties: Cost about the same to call the repair man.
5. Equipment: Home too small.
6. Apps: Have to get a smart phone first.
7. Pool: Swim at the local park, cost $1 with two kids.
8. Gadgets: Meat cleaver.
9. Books: Read online.
10. Clothes: Wear until tear.
I bought a yogurt maker ... so sure that I wanted to make my very own yogurt.. Well, I have never used it, not once . I have had it for a year now. Time to get it out and use it ... thanks for reminding me.
at a previous home. Loved it ,used it all the time. I don't buy more soup then I intend to use right away. Don't buy mobile apps. there are a lot of free ones. I do forget about coupons.
Not sure where photographs taken, but never looked at, falls. Records, tapes, CDs, MP3s recorded or bought, but never listened to. Fruit cake, that turns into paper weights, and door stops.
Let's look at these:
Soup: I use many different Campbell's soups in my cooking, mostly cream though.
Gym: I used to have a membership at Bally; used it all the time. Now I surf, swim, scuba for my exercise- mostly free - except for air fills for the scuba tanks.
Group deals: I'm a 'coupon clipper', but I agree that we throw out about half of them.
Extension warranties: Unless they're for high end purchases, they're a waste of money !
Exercise equipment: Got it - my surf board- use it every morning !
Mobile apps: Nah- I have a smart phone but unless it's business related, I don't have much use for them.
Pools: We use it- great to refresh yourself after being in the ocean.
Kitchen gadgets: I don't know how I would get by without my food processor.
Books: I'm always researching something for business- not so much for relaxation.
Clothing: I'm a 'clothes horse'! Never wear the same thing in any given week- Those that I don't wear anymore don't fit - and given to those who can use them.
Yup, kitchen gadgets rapidly become garage clutter and or yard sale items. Thanks to my wife, she'll buy something for 50 bucks, use it once (maybe), sell it for 5, then gleefully claim " Look I made 5 bucks"
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You can give your car the care it needs without draining your bank account if you follow this advice.