There are things we believe are going to make our lives better, but it turns out just aren’t worth investing money in. If you are looking to save some money, consider delaying these purchases until you determine you really need them.

Bulky Kitchen Appliances That Need Refills
Kitchen appliances can take up a lot of space, and you don’t want items you don’t regularly use to overcrowd your place. Be honest with yourself and think about how frequently you are going to use the appliance and whether they are a necessity. Ask yourself whether you will be purchasing the refills regularly, as the tool would be useless without them.

Expensive Furniture
A hefty price tag doesn’t always mean good quality. Instead of buying trendy furniture pieces, find something that will be relevant for the years to come. Make sure the quality is excellent, as you will want to get the most out of the furniture. This is especially important for furniture that gets used a lot like tables, chairs, and beds.

Popular Brands for Groceries
Store brand grocery items often use the same ingredients and have the same taste as the original product. Instead of buying products that are expensive because of their label, buy store brand products, and you will save a considerable amount of money. Also, more times than not, the store brand items are made in the same factories.

Supplies for the Hobbies You Never Do
Whether you want to learn to play an instrument, learn a new language or paint, you don’t need to spend too much money early on. Start small, and then if you decide you want to continue practicing your hobby, consider investing in more supplies. You don’t need professional art brushes to start painting. Also, if you pick up expensive supplies, you will feel much worse if you decide the hobby isn’t for you.

Top Tier Phone
Just because you want a new phone doesn’t mean you need one. Ask yourself whether you really need a new phone. If the features of your phone you use daily work fine, you should probably postpone the purchase. If you decide that you absolutely need a new phone, consider getting one in the mid-range. Not only are they a lot less expensive, but they also work amazingly, and for a slight upgrade in features, top tier phones are rarely worth it.