2. Child car seats
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It is always worth spending money on your child’s safety. Check out car seat reviews and buy the best one you can afford.
Again, Consumer Reports has reviews available to members. Yes, some of these are expensive, but if they save your child’s life, they’re worth it.
Whatever you do, NEVER buy a secondhand car seat or booster. If it’s been in a crash, its integrity could be compromised. In addition, an old car seat could be expired. After years of sitting in the sun or freezing in the winter, the plastic may be degraded or the seat may be so old that it no longer meets current safety standards.