43 Common Products And Whether They're Actually Worth Their Price Tag

43 Common Products And Whether They're Actually Worth Their Price Tag

We're all looking for ways to make our dollar stretch a little father than it normally would. That cliché statement feels especially relevant while the economy feels like it's in a dumpster fire, but if we're being honest isn't that always the case? When we're at the store, it's a constant question of whether it's better to take the cheaper deal, or pay a little extra for the higher quality product. You'll be surprised to find that often, despite the mark-up and presumed “status” that comes with a more expensive doodad, you can find cheaper alternatives that are just as good or even better. We've all suspected that HDMI cables don't need to be that expensive… And did you know they're basically as a effective as a freaking wire hanger?

On the other hand, sometimes a good product is a good product, and it's worth the extra cost. Below we have a healthy number of both. 

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