Sometimes pinching pennies can get in the way of your saving goals — or just make your life a lot harder. A pair of hiking boots that you plan on wearing for a 15-mile trek? Unless you don't mind blisters and foot pain, you should aim to spend top dollar. That said, it isn't always easy to know which products are worth the extra cash. A particularly opinionated bunch of tightfisted Redditors shared products that they never skimp on, and we've compiled some of the most popular items below.
This story was updated in September 2023.