In today's economy, we are all looking for ways to save money. Here is a way that most people don't even consider. Public auctions have become a place where you can buy bulk food as well as saving cash on new and used items of all sorts.
Make sure you preview the auction before the auction actually begins. Some of these events will have an entire day before the auction to preview the items up for bid. This way you can see if there's anything of interest to bid on. You may be able to view items at a website as well. Auctions usually have a large warehouse building, so plan on spending at least an hour or so in viewing items. It's like going to tons of yard sales all at once.
You can save money on electronics at auctions. These may be used but they are all working items. I have bought 3 working TV's for $15.00! The fun of it is that you never know just what you will find at these events!
Saving cash on food these days is a bonus. Some will offer bidding on bulk food lots. You would have to inquire about this at your local auction. Why not try a new way to save on groceries?
Here is a idea for you to save money in the gift giving area. You can buy some gifts separately or buy them in lots and save them for those special occasions. Why not have the gifts on hand and ready to wrap. How many times have you had to run out at the last minute for a gift you forgot for someone's birthday?
Another avenue for you to save is by buying items to resell online. You can buy box lots of items, like collectibles at auctions at much cheaper prices, which makes it so much easier to make a profit online.
Buying furniture at auctions can save tons of money! I furnished almost my entire apartment from an auction while I was going through a divorce. It was such a huge savings for me at a time when I really didn't have the money to spend on new furniture. Even if you're looking for one particular item for your home, a couch set, a computer desk, etc. check out your local auction! They are bound to have something you may be in need of or something you may not be able to afford new at this time.
With the state the economy is in, here is an avenue you can use to save money that lots of people have not crossed.