Defying Financial Experts: 12 Things That Absolutely Are Worth the Investment

By Krystal Brown

There are so many things that we pay over the odds for but we take a look at 12 things that are worth the money no matter what anyone else says. 

Healthy Food

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Eating healthier is one of the best things that you can do to improve the quality of your life but it can be costly. Organic food and high-quality food products will cost a lot more than heavily processed foods made in massive factories but are a whole lot better for your body. If you cannot afford to eat expensive foods every day you should at least make one meal a day as wholesome as possible. 

A Good Mattress

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A cheap mattress could lead to long-term back problems and chronic sleep deprivation so it is worth splashing the cash when you buy a new one. One-third of our lives is spent sleeping so we should invest in all that we need to induce good sleep habits. 

Dental Care

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Investing in an electric toothbrush is one of the best things that you can do as no amount of scrubbing with a dollar throwaway brush will clean your teeth to a good level. Booking regular dental checkups can prevent decay and will keep you with a great smile. Putting this investment off can lead to more financial strain in the long run. 

Doctor Checkups

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Like dental checkups, doctor checkups are very important to keep an eye on your general health and ensure that any problems are picked up promptly. While it can be costly to book a doctor’s appointment and pay for medication you run the risk of running into high medical bills for more serious conditions. 


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Some say that everyone should get therapy and while this may be a little over the top investing in therapy to keep your mental health in the best condition it can be is a very wise move. Life can get on top of us sometimes and talking to friends and family is not always possible so you should find someone who can help.

Good Shoes

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Life is too short for bad shoes so we should always spend as much as possible on them. Our feet take us to all places and bad shoes can make getting around really painful. The last thing you need is cuts and grazes where poor quality shoes have been rubbing when shoes made of natural materials can allow your feet to breathe. 

A Tailor

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A badly fitting suit can be a make or break when it comes to getting a new job or looking good on your wedding photographs. When you pay the extra money for a tailor-made suit you will feel a million dollars and wonder why you ever hated wearing a suit. 

Hiring Movers

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Moving house is one of the most stressful things that you can do so you need to ease your load as much as possible by hiring a moving company. You may be tempted to cut costs and do it all yourself with the help of friends and family but this can end up messy and will add to your stress. Leave this job to the experts and you can look forward to a seamless move and you will be settled in your new home in no time.


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It is easy to put vacations to the bottom of your list when you are working out how to spend your spare cash but it can be money well spent. Booking a vacation may tip your bank balance in the wrong direction but the rewards you get for truly investing in downtime will be endless. A good break can re-energize us and make us more productive in the long run. 

Prime Property

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Prime property is very expensive but the prices will hold up and rise much faster than standard properties so stretching yourself early on will pay off in the end. You may have to take out a higher loan than expected and make cuts in other areas of your spending but you will soon be rising high up the property ladder. 

Our Eyes

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Our eyes are precious and we need to take care of them the best we can which is why we should get regular eye tests and invest in good quality spectacles. When the sun is out good quality sunglasses are essential for your eye health and no corners should be cut. 

Baby Care

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Your baby deserves the best products that money can buy and while it is true that some brands exploit parents when it comes to good quality items such as diapers and baby suits it is vital to buy products made of materials that will be gentle on their skin. Buying cheaper clothes and diapers can lead to skin rashes and sores, which is not want you to want for your child. 

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