Smart money lessons from reality TV
'What Not to Wear': Invest in quality
Buying a piece of clothing just because it has been marked down won't save you money, if you don't need it and end up shoving it to the back of your closet.
Each time you make a purchase, think about the price relative to how long the item will last and make a decision based on your long-term goals. You can buy a used car for under $5,000, but that car might require numerous repairs and towing expenses. Why not invest in a car that will last and be reliable?