Listen Now: 21 Dollar Store Picks: Top Places To Spend Your Hard-Earned $1
Need to cross a few things off your list, head to the dollar store.
Dollar stores, located all around the country, lure customers in with its promise of rock-bottom prices. In some cases you get what you pay for, but according to MSN Money there are 21 things you should fill your cart with for one dollar or less.
For example, greeting cards. There is no need to spend five dollars or more on a card to wish someone a happy birthday. You might not get the extras such as bows and glitter but you can make up for that with an extra special message.
And while picking up the card, grab some party supplies. You can save up to 70% by buying items such as paper plates, cups and plastic tablecloths at a dollar store.
And don’t forget the mylar or foil balloons while you’re at it. Those can cost five times as much in another store.
For more items to save some money on, read the full article now. Sometimes it really isn’t the quality that counts.
CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.
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