Financial Friday: Get Some Cash For Your Overstock!

>> Friday, August 27, 2010


Financial Friday: Get Some Cash For Your Overstock!
by Alice Shaffer

One of my Financial Nanny readers, Cheryl J of CA, sent me an article titled "Turn Trash Into Cash".  First off i am so excited that my readers are sending me articles and things to pass along to others.  That is what a Financial Savvy person is all about. Sharing your information with others.

As the kids are going back to school and you are switching out the summer clothes to fall clothes, check out other things they have outgrown this summer.   Here are some great ways to "cash" in on those items that are no longer needed.  The kids can also "sell" their outgrown clothes and video games as well to get more cash for new items they want.

"Turn Trash Into Cash" is from the September 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping.

-Play It Again Sports:  buys your outgrown or never used sporting equipment for CASH.  For details on how they buy things from you please visit this page for more details.

-GameStop: buys your video games that your kids and you no longer play.

-Plato's Closet: buys your teen's clothes and accessories.

-Music Go Round: purchases your unused musical instruments.

-Radio Shack Trade & Save Program: trade in your working electronics for a gift card to Radio Shack. Great way to upgrade those electronics laying around the house

-My Boneyard: recycles certain electronics.  You can get a "reward" if there is one available. Shipping is free for you to recycle your product via My Boneyard.

You can also sell things online as well at Ebay and Craigslist.

Good luck with finding new homes for your items!  Plan something fun with the money you get from "thinning" out the house of the items you sold.

1 comments:

Anonymous August 27, 2010 at 9:23 AM  

Here's another I heard on the news yesterday; I haven't explored it thoroughly but it seems pretty cool.
http://www.gazelle.com/

Thanks again for a great article!

Patti w/
http://www.nannymall.com

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