One Hell Of An Expensive Shopping Cart

Go to Sam’s or Costco or BJ’ or any of the warehouse super-centers. Put 5 items in your cart and prepare to hand over a month’s paycheck.

A half empty shopping cart at Sam's means a full paycheck is going to be handed over at the cashier.

Yes you are getting a good amount of food. That “feed-Africa” sized bag of broccoli is going to last you a few years. The problem is  just when you reach the checkout line with a half empty cart, you never expect to pay so much for so few items.

It’s not that I dislike Sam’s, its just depressing how quickly the store can use up your weekly grocery allowance. When you stumble out of Whole Paycheck…I mean Whole Foods, you are fully aware you are paying a premium because you are getting premium products, or at least something that helps “save-the-world” in some small way. But after getting smacked in the face with the total cost of your Sam’s shopping spree, it is difficult to understand how you could pay so much for generic cans of tuna fish or bags of discounted dog food.

How do you deal with the sticker shock of your bulk spending? I could really use some help, because each time I leave these “mega-marts” I start to cry a little inside and get a terrible taste of buyer’s remorse.


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Author:Mr. Fed Up

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