‘Needs’ You Should Probably Stop Buying

 

The thought of saving money have different ways. You can limit your budget, open a bank account, invest in a business, and etc. But what others don’t know is that there’s an easier and faster way to save money.

 

When you’re trying to save money, every little bit counts. And sometimes the things that we thought that we ‘need’ are actually the things that waste our money. Yes, it’s true. If you haven’t realized it yet, then here are those ‘needs’ that you should stop buying.

 

Bottled Water

 
Bottled Water

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The fact that plastic bottled water adds up to plastic pollution, buying bottled water also costs you too much.

 

Instead of buying, you can just bring a refillable bottle and bring it with you every time you go to work. In that way, you didn’t just help our environment, you’ve also saved some extra cash.

 

Air freshener

 
Air freshener

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Many air fresheners contain a type of chemical known as phthalates as well as formaldehyde, according to an environmental testing company called IndoorDoctor.

 

Phthalates are known to interfere with the body’s production of testosterone and have been linked to reproductive abnormalities, says the nonprofit National Resources Defense Council.

 

Plastic utensils

 
Plastic utensils

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Plastic utensils may be cheap and convenient, but just like any other plastic, they add up to the pollution in our environment.

 

So if you want to help our future generation, please do reduce our plastic waste.

 

Sale items

 
Sale items

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Sale items can be good if you really, really need that item. But once you bought a sale item that you didn’t plan to buy, then that’s where the problem starts.

 

There are many people who buy items just because they see that big 50% off sign. The fact is, if you don’t want or need the item then don’t buy it.

 

Expensive Cleaning Supplies

 
Expensive Cleaning Supplies

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In today’s time, expensive cleaning supplies can now be replaced by DIY items.

 

Cheap products like baking soda, vinegar, lemon, etc… can get the job done just as good or even better than these expensive items.

 

So consider taking some time to make your own cleaning supplies and save your money.

 

Our needs and wants can be confusing but once we’ve figured it out, it can lessen our expenses and help us to save money easily.

 

So before spending money on your payday, always take a minute and ask yourself if you really need it. If not, put that item back on the shelf and just walk away. And that’s how you save money, Honey.

Samantha Baluyot

Sam joined Remit this 2018. She is a Journalism graduate who loves to see the world in different point of views. Her goal in writing is to inspire her readers to have a better perspective and to live a meaningful life. She may look aloof but she’s a very friendly and a happy-go-lucky person.

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