One of the first rules of saving money on groceries is to buy big. But should you do all your shopping at a warehouse club, or would you better off buying some things at the supermarket? Take our bulk-buying quiz to find out.
What was the name of the first warehouse club?
True or false: Supermarkets often have better prices than warehouse clubs.
What's one item that's usually cheaper at a supermarket than at a warehouse club?
Should you buy something that's a great deal if you're not sure you can store it?
Of course; put it under a table.
Which of these fruits is NOT a good candidate for buying in bulk?
True or false: Rice has a shelf life of about 10 years.
How long will dried pasta keep in your pantry?
a few months
Will whole wheat pasta keep as long as traditional pasta?
Which of these items is usually NOT a good deal at a warehouse club?
When is National Bulk Foods Week?
If you store nuts in the freezer, about how long will they stay fresh?
Which one of these spirits would be the best choice for a bulk buy?
Jim Beam bourbon
Bailey's Irish Cream
Grand Mariner orange liqueur
How much money can you expect to save when buying food in bulk?
True or false: The meat at warehouse clubs is cheaper than at grocery stores, but the quality isn't as good.
Are grains like oatmeal and quinoa good candidates for bulk-buying?
About how much cheaper is alcohol at a warehouse club, compared to a liquor store?
True or false: Many studies have found that Sam's Clubs have the best prices among warehouse clubs.
Which pet food is the better value for buying in bulk?
Is it worth the annual fee to join a warehouse club?
Which of the following is NOT available at warehouse clubs?