It’s no secret that paying off debt is hard. Many people struggle with reducing their overall balances for years, if not decades. After a while, it’s common to feel like you’ve tried everything under the sun but aren’t seeing meaningful results. If you are in that boat, then it may be time to attempt something a bit unconventional. If you’re looking for uncommon ways to pay off debt, here are six options worth considering.
1. Split Your Subscriptions
Many people have already cut Read more [...]
Discount shoppers often flock to warehouse stores like BJ’s, Costco, and Sam’s Club. First, these stores can be pretty convenient, offering up food, beverages, clothing, toys, electronics, and more. Second, shoppers often score deals because they are buying in bulk, allowing them to pay less per serving, ounce, or item. But, while many of the food and drink prices represent real bargains, not everything you can find at Sam’s Club, Costco, or BJ’s is actually a deal. With that in mind, Read more [...]
If you can't get past seeing Costco's annual fee of $60 to $120 as cannibalizing the savings, you might want to try one of the following six tactics for shopping at the warehouse chain without a membership of your own.
1. Costco Optical
This is the one option that never gets old. You do not need a membership to see the eye doctor within the optical section of Costco, nor do you need one to buy any prescription eyewear there.
Of course, this is something you probably won't be doing more than Read more [...]
Costco has become something of a cult-like chain store, mesmerizing millions of customers (and visitors) each year. I’m actually one of them. Yeah, you definitely get some really good discounts, but there’s so much more. And no, I’m not talking about the rotisserie chicken everyone likes to drool over I’m taking about Costco chili.
If you pass by the Costco food court on your way out the door, you may have noticed that they now have chili on the menu. They started rolling out this Read more [...]