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.
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.
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.
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.
Step 4: Jeans 牛仔裤

The average American woman owns 8 pairs or more. Even at 75% off put them back.
Step 5: Kleenex Box Covers 盒装面巾纸
Research has shown tissue works fine without a cover.更多信息请访问:http://www.24en.com/

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.
Step 7: Air Freshener  空气清新剂
If your house stinks, clean it. That should take care of the odor.
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.
Step 9: Big Box Bulk 大整理箱
If you don't use it, it's not a bargain. It's a waste
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.