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- Many of the main perks to shopping on Amazon are the wide selections and low costs, but those things can also make it difficult to know what’s really worth spending your money on.
- My favorite way to make sense of what’s great on Amazon is by getting recommendations from friends and coworkers.
- I asked my Insider Inc. colleagues about the best things they’ve bought on Amazon for under $25 and unearthed some interesting finds.
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Amazon, land of one million things you maybe need and another 5 million options for each of them, has become the one-stop-shop for an unbelievable amount of online purchases. The e-commerce kingpin has a huge selection where you’ll find household names, low prices, and the two-day (or two-hour) Prime shipping that panders well to those among us who are gluttons for instant gratification.
But a huge selection can make it time-consuming and ultimately expensive to root out what’s really worth spending your money on. The best loophole is to seek out recommendations from people you trust.
So, I decided to ask my colleagues at Insider about the best things they’ve bought on Amazon for under $25 — most of whom spend every day researching and testing thousands of products to find the few worth writing home about. Hopefully, they’re as helpful to you as they were to me.