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Maximize Your Big Box Store Savings

Warehouse stores offer deep discounts, but saving money on goods is up to you.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance editor, Jane Clark, explains how to maximize savings at Cost-Co, Sam's Club, BJ's and other types of big box or warehouse stores.

In "Shopping at Big Box Stores," Jane reveals the mark-ups and offers helpful tips, such as shopping by feature not brand for non-food items.

It's up to you to avoid spontaneous purchases that can double or triple your bill. Know what you need before you leave the house.

WATCH: Shopping at Big Box Stores