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Costco May Rise Membership Fees By This Much, Experts Predict

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The biggest appeal of Costco isn't the food court— although it is a pretty amazing perk —but the fact that the warehouse chain sells so many bulk items for cheap. One of the only ways to get these deals is to pay for a membership, but experts say the annual price for one could go up  again  soon . Experts from Wells Fargo said earlier this year that we could see an increase of $5 for the Gold Star Everyday Costco membership and $10 for the Gold Star Executive Costco membership since they occur around every 5.5 years and the last one was in 2017. Now even more experts predict that thanks to the stock market, there is an even higher chance members will have to pay more. Related: Best Supplements To Buy at Costco, Say Experts "Costco shares have outperformed the S&P 500 in the 12 months leading to a membership fee increase announcement in each of the three price increases since 2006 (2006, 2011, and 2017)," Stifel analysts say, according to Market Watch . For the las