Before you reach for that next purchase, it will do you good to consider whether you really, really need it. It never hurts to be thrifty (as long as you get your vitamins and keep the lights running), but not everyone is so good at it, and indeed not everyone wants to do it. Here are few things you are wasting money on and not realizing it. The great thing about them is that you can cut them out of your financial diet without being a complete thrift!
1. Bottled Water
Bottled water is one of the biggest all-time rip-offs. You think your paying for the purity, the vitamins and the minerals, but you are actually just paying for the brand and the transport costs. Tap water is just as good, and the food you eat will give you the vitamins and minerals you need. Take a bottle of tap water with you instead.