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I’m a super patriotic person. I love the USA and want to support companies that make products right here in the United States.
Most people say they’d spend more for American made products. I know I would.
But that’s not necessary. There’re some great ways you can save on all those American made items you’re looking for.
How To Save On Products Made in the USA
I’ve known about this trick for over 20 years. I’ve sound hundreds if not thousands of dollars on American made furniture by going directly to the manufacturer. If you’re in the market for furniture, check out these three sites for fantastic deals saving you anywhere from 30-45% off what you’ll pay retailers.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams the guys who make the furniture for Pottery Barn
2. Personal Care
One of the worst things you can do is to buy generic, or non-USA manufactured personal care products. They are often tainted with dangerous chemicals and ingredients that can harm you and your family.
Not sure which are American made?
Head over to drugstore.com, search for ‘personal care Made in the USA’, and you’ll find pages and pages of personal care items that are made here in the USA. For even further savings, sort by ‘savings percent’ and you’ll see all the marked down items first.
3. Home Goods
HomeGood.com is another site that you can specifically search for American made products. If you use the search term ‘Made in USA’ you’ll find everything under the sun for your home, made here in America. And, the savings are pretty good too!
4. Sites That Only Sell American
Use these websites that only sell items made in the United States.
Want to find the best deals on American Made products each month?
Use USA Love List to see money-saving items each month.
But Why Buy American?
Here’re the top 5 reasons to buy American made:
1. Create Jobs
According to ABC World News, if every American spent an extra $3.33 on U.S.A-made products per year, it would generate nearly 10,000 new jobs in the nation.
2. Reduces Our Carbon Footprint
Many products made in China start here by way of raw materials that are shipped to China to be manufactured and shipped back to us. Talk about unnecessary petroleum usage and emissions.
3. Supports Safe, Fair Working Conditions
Many importing countries have little or no labor regulations resulting in inhumane working conditions. Buying American supports American workers.
4. Supports the US Economy
When you buy American-made products, the money stays in the U.S. economy. Purchasing American-made keeps your dollars here working for you. Plus, American workers pay taxes on the wages they earn.
5. You’re Buying Safe Quality Products
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission ensures manufacturers produce quality products that are safe for us! When you buy, American made it means you can rest assured knowing your products comply with American consumer protection laws and safety standards.
If you like the idea of buying American made but are afraid you’ll pay more, know that these resources can help you save money while supporting our US economy.