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Selling Stuff

Sell Unused Items to Pay Off Debt

By on Aug 28, 2012 in Debt, Selling Stuff | 8 comments

When you are trying to get out of debt selling items around the house can help out tremendously. There could be multiple items sitting in closets, cabinets or storage rooms that could be sold to help expedite paying off your debt. Here are some guidelines that I used when selling items to become debt-free. The 1 Year Rule If you have not used the item in the past...

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Simplify Your Life

By on May 31, 2012 in Selling Stuff | 1 comment

One of things that I have struggled with most in life is focus. I need to simplify my life because I have an unlimited amount of  ideas, but I have limited time and resources to go after them. I used to believe this was a bad thing, but my perspective has since changed. After reading the book, Good to Great by Jim Collins, I began to realize that focus is key. He...

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Make Money Selling on Ebay

By on May 29, 2012 in Extra Cash, Selling Stuff | 1 comment

Selling stuff online is a good way to make some extra cash. This past weekend I bought a Modem/Router at a yard sale for $5 and sold it for $60 on Ebay. If you like that kind of profit margin, here are 5 things to consider when selling stuff on the internet: 1. Stick With What You Know When Selling on Ebay Look for items that you are familiar with. I used to work at...

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How to Sell Stuff on Craigslist Fast!

By on May 18, 2012 in Extra Cash, Selling Stuff | 3 comments

Last night I decided to sell my old cell phone on Craigslist and I didn’t want to wait a couple of weeks to get rid of it. So I implemented the following steps and I was able to sell it within 2 hours of listing it. Here is how to sell your items on Craigslist quickly and at a decent price. Tips to Sell Items on Craigslist Quickly Determine the market price I...

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