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Buy Generic and Save Money

Some time ago, we needed some cable to connect a computer to the router and it seemed quite expensive in the store. I checked online and finally bought some for about half what the stores wanted for name brand cable.

I have found the same thing with other things lately. I found a Varilux floor lamp in Goodwill on 50% off day, which didn't have a bulb. I knew there was a possibility that it didn't work but, my daughter pointed out, we have an electrician in the family (her fiancee). Now the Varilux lamp generally costs over $100 and the bulbs are at least $20 but since I paid $4 for the lamp, it would be worth buying the bulb. As luck would have it, I checked in Walmart and found a 'brand x' bulb for around $6, making the whole thing cost just slightly over $10 and it works! So, when things seem outrageously priced, look for generic brands, you may be surprised.

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Pat in Phoenix

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February 15, 20090 found this helpful

Here is a great website newegg.com

They have many items for computers etc. a lot cheaper.

I needed a USB connector for my printer, and at Best Buy it was $24, I got one at newegg for one dollar!

Even with the $4.95 hipping I saved a bundle!

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