24EN Editor's Note:Times are tough, but saving money isn't. Just decide what you can do without. Here are 10 common but unnecessary purchases you don't need.
  
人生在世多坎坷,但省钱可没这么辛苦。就想想你有什么不需要的吧。以下是10件你不需要的十件物品。
  
Step 1: Credit Card Protection Plans 信用卡保护方案
 
They promise to make minimum payments if you lose your job. But they add a significant amount to your monthly bill- money better spent paying down balances.
  
他们答应你在失业时给予最低付款。但他们在你的每月账单上收取的钱远多于此。
  
Step 2: Commercial Grade Appliances 商用电器  
Americans are eating out more than ever, and an inexpensive microwave heats take-out quite well.
  
现在的美国人大多出去吃饭。而一个便宜的微波炉却让你去加热外卖。
  
Step 3: Detox 排毒品
  
Teas, colonics, even Japanese foot pads claim to detoxify your body. Your liver and kidneys do that for free.
  
虽然茶叶,清肠片,甚至日本脚垫号称能给你的身体排毒。可你的肝脏和肾免费帮你排毒。
  
Step 4: Jeans 牛仔裤

  
The average American woman owns 8 pairs or more. Even at 75% off put them back.
  
平均每个美国女人有8条甚至更多的牛仔裤。75%的人都让牛仔裤闲置着。
  
Step 5: Kleenex Box Covers 盒装面巾纸
  
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研究发现没有盒子的纸巾更好用。
  
Step 6: Gag Gifts 恶作剧的礼物
  
Gag gifts are only funny once. And they're not even that funny. No refunds. Same goes for cutesy knick-knacks.
  
恶作剧的礼物只是一时的好笑罢了。实际上它们也没怎么好笑。而且这些玩意儿不能退款。相同的礼品只能成为娇柔做作的小饰品。
  
Step 7: Air Freshener  空气清新剂
  
If your house stinks, clean it. That should take care of the odor.
  
如果你的房子有异味,那就打扫吧。这可以解决恶臭的问题。
  
Step 8: Satellite Navigation 卫星导航仪  
The vast majority of drivers know exactly where they're going. If you don't, online directions are free.
  
绝大多数的开车人都知道路。如果你不知道,网上的导航可是免费的。
  
Step 9: Big Box Bulk 大整理箱
  
If you don't use it, it's not a bargain. It's a waste
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如果你不使用它,那它就不是便宜品。买它是一种浪费。
  
Step 10: Home Exercise Equipment 家用健身器

  
Most of it ends up unused, and there are far cheaper ways to hang up wet socks.
  
大多数健身器买回来就从未使用过,想挂湿袜子有更便宜的方式。