This one seems like a no-brainer, especially when shopping for a big family. Wholesale warehouses are one of the best ways to save money, but only if you will consume as much as you buy. Most small families can not buy most fresh foods at a Costco or Sam’s Club, simply because they can’t eat all they buy, before the expiration date. However, I recommend every family, regardless of size, stock up on dried goods and canned and frozen foods at your local wholesale warehouse.
Memberships to these discount warehouses are usually pretty affordable and certainly worth it. At Costco you can become a member for only $50 a year to take advantage of low prices on every day items. An Executive membership costs $100 a year, and at this level you will receive a 2% reward on most Costco purchases. The reward checks are sent at the end of the year, just in time to count on for the Christmas budget.
Check out one of our most recent trips to Costco, caught on tape!
Do you have a wholesale membership? Is it saving your family money?