The global pandemic is still lingering, and many of us are looking for ways to save money and hoping this blows over soon. But does saving money means buying something that’s low quality and will not last long? Or will you save more money when you purchase a product that will last longer to make it worthwhile? Does this purchase fulfill your needs vs. wants? Whatever it may be, we have come up with five items that you can buy that will save you money in the long run.
- Coffee Maker – How much do you spend buying coffee at your local coffee shop per year? The average person between the ages of 25-34 spends well over $2,000+ per year on coffee.* While purchasing coffee-makers may seem expensive at first, it will eventually pay off in the long run when you add up all your cost. Need proof? Starting writing it all down and consider transitioning now.
- High-quality Mattress / Pillow – How were your eight hours of sleep? We spend about 1/3 of our day sleeping to get ready to tackle whatever the day brings. So finding your mattress/pillow that best supports your body’s rest is critical to maintaining overall health. There are many types of mattresses now, with prices ranging from $400-$2000+ regardless of amount, what can beat the price of waking up every being the best version of yourself in the morning. Your health is your wealth.
- Home Gym Equipment – With what is going on in the world, a gym membership may decline in the future. Memberships can range from $10-$200 per month. Now you don’t need to buy all the equipment the gyms have. There are plenty of home workouts you can do without any. But having versatile weights that allow you to do the most is excellent. Think about the yearly cost vs. investing in your home gym.
- A Strong Phone Case – New year often means a new phone. Prices on new phones can start around $600+ depending on your phone of choice. Whatever it may be, the second question that comes to mind is your phone case. Consider if you drop your phone, can your case protect your phone or not. Something to think about when choosing your phone case.
- Water Filter – Do you still buy bottled water? How much do you think you spend on it a year? The average person spends about $100 a year on bottled water. Not to mention the additional bottle deposit fee you pay in Hawaii. A simple water filter pitcher or faucet can save you that and pay for itself. PLUS, do the environment a favor and reduce the potential plastic waste.
Overall, there is a merit of things you can buy that be worth it in the long run. Consider these five items in your next purchase that can save you money.