15 times it’s worth spending a little more

15 times it's worth spending a little more

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Spending a little more can be totally worth it sometimes, particularly if you're buying a high-quality product.

Think of it as an investment, even.

But how do you know which products are worth the money, and which ones are trying to sell you on hype?

We combed through Reddit and Quora to find out which expensive purchases users had no regrets making.


Shoes: "Rule of thumb: don't skimp on anything that separates you from the ground."

Shoes: "Rule of thumb: don't skimp on anything that separates you from the ground."

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Source: Reddit user gothicaa--hole

A Tempurpedic mattress: "My girlfriend at the time had chronic back pain. Spent $3,000 on a mattress. I can never go back."

A Tempurpedic mattress: "My girlfriend at the time had chronic back pain. Spent $3,000 on a mattress. I can never go back."

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Source: Reddit user Pabca

A good winter jacket: "For the record, Arc'teryx is the absolute best, but it is also the Ferrari of winter clothing."

A good winter jacket: "For the record, Arc'teryx is the absolute best, but it is also the Ferrari of winter clothing."

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Source: Quora user Kaicheng Liang

Jeans: "I may buy the rest of my clothes at Target and Kohl's, but I have never found a cheap pair of jeans that fit me just right."

Jeans: "I may buy the rest of my clothes at Target and Kohl's, but I have never found a cheap pair of jeans that fit me just right."

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Source: Reddit user muffingum

Amazon Prime: "$99/year breaks down to $8.25/month. Less than my Netflix subscription and far more benefits."

Amazon Prime: "$99/year breaks down to $8.25/month. Less than my Netflix subscription and far more benefits."

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Source: Quora user Miguel Salas

Tools: "Bad craftsmen blame their tools. Good craftsmen buy good tools."

Tools: "Bad craftsmen blame their tools. Good craftsmen buy good tools."

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Source: Reddit user picardythird

Riedel wine glasses: "Riedel is considered the 'gold standard' for production wine glasses, partially because the company spent years and significant resources to develop and produce high quality glasses for specific grape varieties."

Riedel wine glasses: "Riedel is considered the 'gold standard' for production wine glasses, partially because the company spent years and significant resources to develop and produce high quality glasses for specific grape varieties."

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Source: Quora user David Boyer

Headphones: "I don't understand why anyone uses the stock [ones] that come with their phone, iPod, whatever. If you listen to a lot of music, it's definitely worth the money."

Headphones: "I don't understand why anyone uses the stock [ones] that come with their phone, iPod, whatever. If you listen to a lot of music, it's definitely worth the money."

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Source: Reddit user BurntLeftovers


Source: businessinsider.com 

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