Buy: Prescription Drugs
When Consumer Reports called more than 200 pharmacies nationwide for prices on a month’s supply of commonly prescribed drugs, it found a 450 percent difference in cost between the highest- and lowest-priced stores. Drugs at big-box store pharmacies were much cheaper than those at many drugstore chains, especially if you opt for generics. Plus, you don’t need a membership—warehouse pharmacies are required by law to remain open to the public. Don’t miss these Costco shopping tips that will save you tons of money.
Stock up on the big-box store version that comes in two large bags to a pack. You can save 60 percent on favorites such as Froot Loops and Honey Nut Cheerios by buying in bulk. Even organic cereals can cost 25 percent less at warehouse clubs. Check out these bizarre things you never knew you could get at Costco.