7 Things I Never Buy at Costco

1. Cereal

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Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, Shredded Wheat, Special K — whatever cereal brand your household fancies, you’ll likely find it at Costco for less than it normally costs elsewhere. But that assumes you’re above generic and house brands.

Chains like Walmart and Aldi sell their own versions of a lot of big-name cereals. I’ve done the math on several that my household eats and always found them cheaper than Costco’s options.

Aldi has even better cereal prices than Walmart, although I’ve only ever found generic Grape Nuts at Walmart. (The retailer’s Great Value brand sells them as “Crunchy Nuggets.”)

Wondering what else you might be overlooking at Aldi? Check out “My 7 Favorite Things to Buy at Aldi.”

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