- I spend too much. I always find something that I had not planned to purchase. It's usually an electronic item that has a good price and I can't find anywhere else or something else that I think I need. It happens every time I go no matter how much I tell myself I won't do it. This will usually negate any money I saved.
- Limited Bulk Needs. I live alone and don't cook so there is not much that I need to buy in bulk.
- Limited Brands. I am very brand loyal. Most brands of the everyday items I use (toothpaste, mouthwash, soap, shaving cream), they don't carry. If I can't buy these items in bulk, I'm really not saving any money. I've tried to switch to the brands they use but they don't have the desired effect.
I will still visit Costco; only I'll probably only go once or twice a year with my friend. He goes all the time anyway so it won't be a big deal if I tag along. I offered to drop a few bucks towards his membership fees but being the great buddy he is, he refused my offer.
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