10 Times You’re Right to Be a Cheapskate

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When you’re sick, the sinus, headache and flu medicines you think of first probably are the ones you’ve seen advertised on TV or in magazines.

However, these well-known brands are more expensive because those advertising costs are built into the price. Often, just as with prescription medicine, you can find generic versions of these products at a cost much below those of the popular brands.

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