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Can you really notice a difference in generic brands vs the real thing.
I've been I've been buying the generic brand wax beans.
-- -- -- -- -- -- I can hardly tell the difference.
-- I got the Merv Griffin said I remember that you the lowdown on what to skip and went to splurge is consumers' savings advocate an expert.
Andrea Andrea wore -- and -- Andrew Todd a -- Andrea I know that we -- expert -- some basic things that we can go over let's start with some headache medication.
Yes of course so generic drugs are copycats of name brand -- -- FDA requires that the generic drugs.
Work as quickly and as effectively.
As the name brand drug formula -- they derived from and consumers -- thirty to 50% by going by the for the generic.
Name brand or generic store brand.
It medications like Ibuprofen and perhaps antibiotic ointment that's great information does that -- you're going on the island drugs are you just don't know you -- go for the -- what about this.
As long as the sun screen.
-- said that it's a broad spectrums you VA UVB protection and you can go for the generic sun screen and again you're looking to save up to 30%.
And they also states stay away from those pricey -- apps higher than fifty because they actually.
Sun protection -- about at a depth of its Google it -- so you see generic still works -- yes OK what about fiber cereal.
So consumers -- buy it -- name brand cereals 40% more than those who -- the generic and often times manufacturers.
Who produce the name brand cereals also produced the generic or store brand versions.
And you're just paying for the packaging and the marketing so compared ingredients side right side you'll be surprised at the same stopped just given a taste -- -- -- Sharia like was that the case here.
Yeah that's the case here for high fiber cereal and Trader Joe's offers really great low price the next three you say it's actually better to go with the name yeah sometimes start with catch up exactly so.
This is you know this is gonna be -- -- basis for the consumer but the general consensus is when it comes to condiments you wanna go for the name -- -- catch up it doesn't you don't you don't get that same taste of the generic catch up and and also a lot of people say a one steak -- that can't be replicated in the generic steak -- that is just however you can still save on -- name -- do you look for coupons and worry about what I garbage -- Garbage bags and generic garbage bags are -- they don't hold as much so you wanna look for those industrial strength garbage bags.
You can look for the ones that stretch that the patent immaterial to really make sure that nothing breaks or spills across -- -- -- Is really up to the consumer though so you might -- -- gonna save my money and garbage bags but if you do you're -- flimsy -- so I really not a good -- the.
Yup and -- and test it out for yourself before you make that decision OK now what about toilet paper so paper products -- -- even paper towels.
They don't the generic versions don't have as much fiber so they could -- At -- -- abusing more so what I recommend is going for the name brands that you can go to the grocery stores.
They usually offer -- discount on name brand paper products the first week of the month and again I mention coupons do name brand.
Name brands always offer coupons can go online to a site like -- sharp -- dot com look for those coupons print them out and bring him to the grocery store disabled little extra money on those product.
And there are some generic tips -- everywhere should take down -- -- and generals have on our website.
The for the gift cards you mentioned printed coupons get the coupons sent to your phone from -- -- a discount gift cards available at gift card granny can help you save at stores like target.
Or groceries and arts and help you -- Andrew wore a great job and you.
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