15 Things That Cost A Fortune Yet Silly People Still Buy

In the era where you have to pay for every service you enjoy, not all the products deserve to be bought at a high cost. Companies play with the public mindset, forcing them to buy useless things at high prices. Let's find out the top things that cost a fortune, but still, people are stupid enough to pay for them.

1. Diamonds

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As everyone knows, diamond prices always skyrocket. People think that high demand, limited supply, and the unique existence of diamonds have made it expensive. But these are all myths. It has been said that the market value of diamonds has increased by 400 percent because of the people's craze. In contrast, if you prefer to buy the diamond from a pawn shop, you will get it far cheaper.

2. New Cars

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Companies continue to introduce their new cars to the market for car lovers. Manufacturers are well aware of the public's craze, so they never miss the chance to take advantage of it. They launch new features in an existing car and increase its price by a hundred percent. Such cars cost too much extra compared to basic automobiles, but still, people don't hesitate to buy them.

3. Designer Haircut

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Can you distinguish between a haircut by a designer and one by a local expert? It will be a difficult task for you. In most cases, you will find zero difference in haircuts from a famous hair designer to a local person. But, the public has a weird psychiatric issue. They believe they will look attractive and astonishing if they spend more on getting a haircut from an expensive salon.

4. Lottery Tickets

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You must have seen people enthusiastically buying lottery tickets and waiting for their luck to appear with fantastic surprises. But have you ever noticed how many of them become rich overnight? The number is nearly negligible. But still, people don't understand that they are paying a commission on every ticket they buy without any reason.

5. Branded Water

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There is nothing wrong with preferring healthier water over tap water. However, many cheaper sources are available to get pure and healthier water. Individuals think only expensive branded water bottles can offer them clean and drinkable water. For this reason, they pay a considerable amount to buy drinkable water in bulk. They should look for freshwater resources nearby and start using them instead of branded water.

6. Airport Food

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If you have ever traveled by airplane, you know the high food prices sold there. Even for a basic meal, you must pay surprisingly extra money. Airport management has to pay for the delivery, retention, and services of the food delivered to the public. These expenses are fulfilled by demanding high food taxes from travelers. 

7. Branded Medications

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You will find different brands selling the same medicine at different prices. Although the active ingredients remain the same in all medications, the public is always attracted to the expensive option. People believe that brands offer good quality drugs that are safer for their bodies. However, if they focus, they will find that medicine always contains the same generic name despite their chosen brand. 

8. Expensive Celebrations

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Whether it is a birthday, wedding, or graduation party, people spend thousands of dollars looking attractive and unique. All the money gets wasted as the day ends. People should understand that spending a significant amount just to appear modern and wealthy is useless. Instead, they should prefer investing in a new business and creating creative ideas that benefit everyone.

9. Online Tickets

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As the era advances, companies have upgraded their ticket sales methods. Apparently, this is done for the public's convenience. But if you focus on the prices, you will notice that online tickets cost more than manual tickets. People can save money by buying tickets manually, but they never do so. They prefer getting tickets online by paying extra tax for them.

10. Designer Clothes

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The fashion industry has become the most useless and expensive trend to follow. Designers introduce weird and illogical dressing ideas that, unfortunately, inspire the public. Nobody thinks of how much they pay for designer clothes in a society where everyone wants to look modern and up-to-date.

11. Pre-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

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The public wants convenience, and companies wish to increase sales. Considering this, companies have introduced pre-cut fruits and vegetables to supermarkets. People prefer buying such packaging for their convenience. However, such pre-cut fruits vegetables cost more than regular produce. When it comes to savings, people should prefer cutting veggies by themselves instead of paying for them.

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12. Luxury Watches

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In an era where everything has become advanced and digitalized, the concept of watches has also revolutionized. New watches with unique designs and features are introduced to the market. They attract rich people and force them to spend a lot on their purchases. However, these watches look classy but are useless in daily life.

13. Game Subscriptions

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Children and adults playing online games have to pay to get subscriptions. Such subscriptions are useless. The online world is full of free games. You can play such games for unlimited time without spending a single penny. In the presence of free opportunities, going with paid options is no more than foolishness.

14. Customized Ringtones

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Nowadays, getting your favorite ringtone is easy. You can download any ringtone from the hundreds of websites available online. However, some people prefer getting customized ringtones after paying for them. Undoubtedly, getting useless mini-files to look cool seems weird after paying for them.

15. Branded Makeup Products

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Everyone wants to look beautiful at special events and occasions. For this purpose, they have to make up like an expert. They will also need good-quality makeup products. But who said that only branded makeup is of good quality? You can get good quality makeup kits and related products at a lower price when you buy from the local market.

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