In the past 30+ years, I’ve bought and sold items at consignment shops — several times. Just to be clear, a thrift store is different from a consignment store. I absolutely LOVE shopping for gently used clothing at thrift stores. But I’m not so crazy about shopping at clothing consignment stores. Ditto for selling items at clothing consignment shops. On the other hand, I’ve always had wonderful experiences buying AND selling at furniture consignment stores! Here are my best tips.
Summer is right around the corner and I bet you’re ready for a vacation! You don’t need to head to the bank to start a vacation savings account. Grab a mason jar and get ready to make saving for vacation fun! Here are some easy tips for starting a vacation fund jar — and getting the entire family involved.
Like you, I’ve been a college student and I know just how tight money can get. When you’re focusing on grades, you don’t always have a lot of free time to make money in college. If you need extra cash, there are simple things students can do to save money and earn money too. Here’s how to make money in college without sacrificing your study time!
Hit the thrift stores, ditch excessive gift wrapping, make your own holiday cards, and host a potluck party – all great you can enjoy Christmas on a budget this year!
Fun ways to incorporate dollar bills and coins in Halloween costumes. Make your own money themed Halloween costume this year, and be the hit of the party!
I love saving money – especially when treating myself! Recently I planned a staycation close to home. I highly recommend these money-saving staycation ideas
Want to save money on back to school supplies? There’s more to it than shopping at Walmart on a tax free day. Here are 5 great tips to save you money.
7 secrets for maximizing thrift store shopping and finding unique back to school clothes for young school age kids AND college students.
Were you thinking about purchasing that new CD player you saw over the holidays? You might want to think about that first, CDs are now on a list of things that will become obsolete products soon.
Kids, ages 7 to 12 can get a free Lemonade Stand — plus lots of fun ‘extras’ — to sell lemonade in their own neighborhood! But you’ve got to act quickly… over 3,000 FREE lemonade stands are being distributed on a first come, first served basis.