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10 Products That Pay for Themselves

You want a good return on your stocks and other investments, but what about the household products you buy?

You might not think of your morning coffee or holiday lights as a source of high ROI – return on investment – but you should.

“I'm a big believer in investing in quality over quantity, so buying certain products that are longer-lasting or better made help you spend less in the long run,” said Tsh Oxenreider, author of the blog Simple Momand the book Organized Simplicity. “Being frugal doesn't mean spending the absolute least amount of money. It means being good stewards with the money you have.”

So what items give you the biggest bang for your buck? Check out these 10 Products That Pay for Themselves.

By Cindy Perman Posted 17 November 2010

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