25 Overpriced Things That Are A Waste Of Your Money

From houses to skin products, you most likely pay far more than you should for things that really aren’t worth that much. These are 25 overpriced things that are a waste of your money.

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25

Cable

cable tvSource: youtube, netflix, the internet

Why pay for cable when you have the internet?

24

A law degree

diplomaSource: nytimes.com

Unless you know people in high places or you are guaranteed to graduate top of your class at an ivy league school, don’t go to law school. $100,000 of debt will not be fun when you realize that law is not what you think it is.

23

Unlimited texting

textingSource: nytimes.com

If you have a data plan then you definitely don’t need unlimited texts. Whatsapp gets it done.

22

Noise canceling headphones

noise canceling headphonesSource: lifehacker.com

You can make your own using a number of techniques that will eliminate noise extremely effectively. Just google around a bit.

21

Diamond rings

diamond ringSource: upworthy.com

As you may know by now, the idea that “diamonds are forever” is quite literally the result of an incredibly successful marketing campaign by De Beers in the 1950s. Before that nobody actually wanted diamonds very much and the truth is diamonds aren’t even rare (although De Beers has a monopoly so it makes it seem like they are). With a little creativity you may be able to find a way to express your love without lining the pockets of the De Beers fat cats.



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