Like many things in this world, quality is usually better than quantity. With food, my favorite burger is not from the dollar menu at burger king. With equipment, I only invest in products that will get the job done right. With clothes, better to buy a really great pair of work boots that will last through the toughest of jobs than a pair that you will need to replace after a month or two. With people, I'd rather have a couple of friends that I can trust, that will be there for me, than a lot who are only there when it concerns them. With relationships, best to have one great girl who cares about you than a bunch of floozies. Many things that we deal with in life are decisions that need to be thought about as investments, instead of just upfront cost. A great quote from Miles Redd,"Buy the best, and you'll only cry once." Is cheaper ever really better? Sometimes, but you usually get what you pay for.