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What Kind of Stuff Sells on eBay?

By on February 3, 2011

Knowing how to sell stuff you no longer want or need can be very helpful in being a Family CEO. There are tons of places to sell stuff – both online and offline – but eBay is an important one. How many times have you heard someone say, ‘Just sell it on eBay” or “Why […]

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Make Money by Decluttering

By on September 23, 2009

Decluttering feels great to most of us. Letting go of all that unused, unwanted stuff can lighten our loads, both literally and figuratively. But while decluttering is lightening our loads, it can also be fattening our wallets. Indeed there are a number of ways that getting rid of unwanted stuff can benefit you financially. Hold […]

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eBay Completed Listings

By on April 16, 2008

It’s Wednesday and what Works for Me are eBay completed listings. When I have an item that I’m considering listing or buying on eBay, I do a search for the item but I make sure it’s an ‘Advanced Search’ and that I click the little box next to ‘Completed Listings Only’. That way I know […]

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Cheap Ways to Organize Your Closet

By on March 18, 2008

I love organized closets, but I like doing them on the cheap. Here are my best tips for organizing your closet using low-cost and no-cost methods. 1. Purge. Really, you must get rid of those things you haven’t worn in a year or more. And even some things that you wear every week, but you […]

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It’s Deductible

By on September 5, 2006

I used to be confused about how to value for tax deductibility purposes the items I donated. For a while I had my CPA do it for me when our taxes were done. Then I discovered It’s Deductible. It’s Deductible is a program that helps you value your donations based on thrift store prices. Originally […]

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Decluttering and Donations

By on August 31, 2006

Yesterday I wrote about decluttering. So what am I doing with all my stuff? Some of it I trash. Stained clothing, broken toys, electronics that I’m not sure work…these are trash. The rest I donate. Two places that I like to give our unwanted children’s items to are the used toy drive at our church […]

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