Warehouse stores like Sam's and Costco keep budget conscious customers coming back.
One question you should ask yourself first: Is buying in bulk always a better deal? The answer: It depends on the item.
Financial experts say some things are worth purchasing in bulk.
To help you with you list, Financially Fit on Yahoo made a list of the top items you should buy in bulk:
Cereal tops the list. from Raisin Bran to Honey Nut Cheerios, you can save as much as 60% when buying in bulk.
Milk to go with that cereal. A gallon of whole milk at a warehouse store costs as little as $1.99, compared to the national grocery store average of $3.76 per gallon.
Food for Fido. Warehouse stores have a lower cost-per-pound compared to national pet retail outlets. For example, a giant bag of Pedigree dry dog food is around $23.00, or .47 cents per pound, compared to .55 cents per pound at one store.
Wine, coffee, and Frozen Appetizers. When you buy these items at a warehouse store, you can count on always finding a great deal.
Click on Yahoo Finance for the full list.