6 items you should consider buying used

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    Tightening your budget doesn't have to mean cutting out the things you need or even want. Thrift shops, garage or yard sales, online resources, flea markets and pawnshops are great sources of savings. Turning to these options can bring you the most value for your dollar because there are some things that most people simply do not need to buy new. There are plenty of items that come much cheaper secondhand, and without sacrificing much quality. Check out these six purchases that you should consider buying used.