If you're someone who appreciates getting your money's worth, you're not alone. Many investments will continue to pay dividends for years, yet there are also one-time use products that provide a valuable service.
A parachute can help break a fall in an emergency situation, but then must be carefully re-inspected or discarded if damaged. The airbags in your vehicle can only be used once and then must be replaced, but there is no doubt that they've saved
thousands of lives
. Band-aids not only assist in the healing process after injury, but they also prevent infection and are single use first aid items. Likewise, a life insurance policy may only be used once, but it could be one of the most valuable assets that you will ever own.