17 Things That Are Way Overpriced But Worthy Every Buck 

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We all have our quirks and like to indulge in splurging when possible. Though everyone complains about the prices, some things are worth every penny. Some will bring you instant joy, others will offer long-term benefits, and some are simply practical. Here are 17 things universally worth splurging on. 

Proper mattress 


A good mattress is priceless, though high-quality ones are pretty pricey. However, it is a long-term investment that will improve your sleep, health care, and quality of life. 


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Divorces are expensive, but staying in a toxic marriage negatively affects your body and mind. It is not a decision that should be taken lightly, but if that’s your final judgment, end it on a high note with a good (and often pricey) lawyer, and you will get your freedom back, which is priceless. 

Dental care


Your teeth can affect your whole body. If bacteria enter your bloodstream, it can cause inflammation and heart issues. Dental care is not about having the perfect Hollywood smile but about taking care of your health and well-being, so it shouldn’t be treated as a luxury. 


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Concert tickets are highly pricey, but watching your favorite band with your friends is a way to create lifelong memories. It is an experience and bonding time wrapped in the tunes that played a significant role in your life. 

Hiring movers 


Moving is stressful, but with the help of experienced professionals, it will be faster, more efficient, and safer, leaving you time to go to work or spend with loved ones. It is an expensive service, but doing it yourself or relying on your friends could end up with someone injured, another insulted, and everyone on the verge of tears. 

Kitchen knives 


Investing in good, professional kitchen knives will save you time and make meal preparation much easier. Even though some sets are incredibly costly, they will last you a lifetime. While the knives won’t make you a professional chef, they will make your life easier. 

Finding a tailor 


Forget overpriced brands and invest in good tailoring instead. Finding a good tailor is challenging, and they are never cheap, but you will find that tailoring will save some of your old clothing while giving a fresh look to the newer pieces. If you want to look professional and accent your best assets, a tailor will help you look like a million dollars. 



Not all traveling adventures are costly, but if you dream of seeing Italy, try saving and indulging in experiences, from ancient cities to castles, greenery, and delicious meals, and live your La Dolce Vita. It will cost you, but you can’t put the price on making memories. 

Good shoes 


keep our feet free from pain and discomfort by investing in comfortable, wearable shoes. These will help with your posture, which prevents spine and back issues, and since you spend most of your day in them, these shoes will be your gift to your feet. 

Warm coat 


Cold weather makes the body work harder, so investing in a high-quality coat puts less stress on the heart, which is working overtime to keep you warm. It is not about the prices, but if you want a coat that will serve you for a long time, it will set you back at least a few hundred dollars. 

Well-fitting bra


Finding a suitable bra is a complicated task. It should be supportive, enhance or hide your curves, and give you high comfort. Needless to say, quality bras do not come cheap, but wearing an uncomfortable one is painful and can even cause breathing problems or poor posture. 

Taking a hobby

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If you want to learn how to play the piano or take tennis lessons, this is your sign. Losing yourself to creative or physical hobbies will boost your confidence, help your self-esteem, and fill your time meaningfully. It will remind you to get excited about life. 

Hiring experienced mechanic

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If you hire a good mechanic, they will likely ask for a nice sum, but they will save you money. If the damage is “repaired” by unskilled hands, it could be even more expensive. A professional will ensure that needed maintenance or repairs are done correctly. 

Computer chair 


If you spend most of your day at the desk, your chair should be comfortable to increase focus and productivity. Musculoskeletal problems, bad posture, and overall discomfort take their toll on your body, so investing in a chair in a supportive chair will make your life better.

High-quality socks 


A good pair of socks can provide a moisture barrier, protect shoes from germs, stains, and odors, and prevent calluses, blisters, and fungal infections. For prolonged wear, opt for socks made of high-quality materials like cotton, wool, or both.

Personal trainer 


Exercising is one of the most important things you can do to improve your chances of living a longer and happier life. Hiring a trainer will be a life-changing experience if you are not into sports. A good trainer will motivate you, so despite the price, it is an investment in your health and appearance. 

Finding a hairstylist worth keeping


It is hit-and-miss with hairstylists. However, once you find the right one, they will ensure your hair is healthy, shiny, and always Instagram-ready. This will boost your confidence, so overpaying for a haircut might be worth it. 

Kate Smith, a self-proclaimed word nerd who relishes the power of language to inform, entertain, and inspire. Kate's passion for sharing knowledge and sparking meaningful conversations fuels her every word.