There is this large bulk shopping center near my apartment where you pay a bi-weekly membership fee to join, then you have access to lot prices that constantly only suppliers who order directly from the manufacturer get.
I save well over $100 a month on groceries from getting various of the essentials that I use the most at the bulk shopping center. I buy paper towel in addition to napkins there once a week, large packages of bottled water in addition to iced tea, packs of soap with numerous dozen bars, in addition to food items like chips in addition to spices. It amazes myself and others what I find every time I visit the store. The membership can be immensely helpful if you have a large family, although I get lots of use out of mine just the same. Last month I added one more item to the list of essentials that I am now buying from this store in bulk. That item, guess it or not, is central heating in addition to cooling plan filters. These are the one inch thick, disposable filters that fit inside air handlers of forced air Heating, Ventilation and A/C systems. Having serious asthma in addition to pollen irritations means that I can’t get away with buying flimsy in addition to cheap air filters that miss various small particles. The filters that I am forced to buy, which are dense by contrast, are $15 each if you buy them individually at a hardware store. I found a pack of 10 for only $68, saving $68 when buying that various up front. That adds one more expense that I have drastically chop back simply from buying bigger quantities at a time instead of only getting items when I run out of something in addition to only replacing things with single quantities of any particular product.