Buying in bulk can actually save you cash when you’re budgeting. However, there are also some things that are better bought in retail or once a week to ensure freshness. Our food for instance are better bought fresh and stored for a short time.
So, to help you save money and more trips to the grocery store, we listed down 5 items we recommend you to buy wholesale.
Cereals . We consume boxes of cereals in a week probably because it’s healthy and easier to fix for breakfast. That’s why cereals are commonly found in our kitchen. Buying cereals in bulk is a sure way to save money and keep good supply of food for the family. You can store it for days or weeks and they’d still be crunchy and tasty. Some boxes also have two cereal packs inside. So, it’s easier for you to keep the other pack fresh while consuming the other.
Kitchen wraps. Foils, plastic wraps and paper towels are basic kitchen needs. We use them regularly so a good supply of them is good to have. Fortunately, these items can be bought in bulks. What’s even better is that these items usually offer big discounts when you buy them in wholesale. Stack them neatly in your kitchen cabinets or you can put them in a box so they won’t take a lot of space.
Grooming Products. Dental products and toiletries are very essential day-to-day items. A day without them makes us uncomfortable with ourselves. Luckily, these items are cheaper when bought in bulk. So you don’t have to worry about running out of these items and find yourself having a bad morning.
Booze. If you’re the type who sips a glass or two after meals or just for relaxation it’s actually better to purchase your booze in bulk. Not that we encourage you to be an alcoholic. But alcohol when bought in bulk offers big discounts. It’s even practical when you plan to host a party or expecting some friends to come over for a drink.
Batteries. With the type of homes that we live in nowadays, where in everything is remote controlled, a full battery is very important. We also need a supply of batteries in case of emergencies. Buy these items in bulk and store them in a cool dry place to keep their shelf-life longer.
There are simple yet highly efficient ways to be practical whether you have a big family or living alone. Keeping your supplies in good numbers is very essential. Remember these tips and save on your home budget.
John Docateer has been writing for years about how banks function and has now moved on to the short-term loan industry. His book is about home budget and will teach you how to get instant cash relief.