6 Things To Never Buy at Costco or Sam’s Club
Paying a membership fee to join Costco or Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club makes it tempting to shop at the warehouse clubs as often as possible.
Since you have paid the price of admission ($55 a year for Costco and $45 for Sam’s Club), it seems logical to think that the more often you take advantage of it, the more you’ll save. Still, there are traps to avoid. Even though these clubs have good prices on most items, they are not the cheapest choice for everything they sell.
Sam’s Club and Costco require people to become members to shop there. Image source: Wal-Mart.
And, of course, it goes without saying that you’re not saving money if you buy something you don’t actually need. Your warehouse club may have a great price on wetsuits, but they’re not a good value for you if you don’t swim and dislike the ocean.
Here are some items you should generally avoid buying from Sam’s Club or Costco.