Via: As Schwab discovered, the “married lifestyle” – complete with mattresses, furniture and cookware – is big business at bridal expos. Resorts, cruises and tour companies frequent shows to attract honeymooners. And home goods merchants offer steep discounts at expos.

If you're looking to get the most value for your dollar, it would do your wallet good to check out secondhand options. Many used goods still have plenty of life left in them even years after the original purchase, and they're usually resold at a fraction of the retail price, to boot. Here's a list of 21 things that make for a better deal when you buy them used.