Best buys for a buck? Here’s which dollar store items to buy and which to leave on the shelf.
SAN ANTONIO — You may be overlooking money-saving opportunities if you’re not shopping at the dollar store.
“I think that you are missing out if you are sort of turning your nose up at shopping there, because there are a lot of great values there,” said Trae Bodge, a smart shopping expert with TrueTrae.
The trick is to look for inexpensive items that are quality.
“Just because it’s cheap doesn’t make it a good buy,” said Andrea Woroch, a money-saving expert. “If you’re buying something for a dollar and it doesn’t work well or it breaks shortly after you buy it, that means you have to buy a new…