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  1. Personal Finance Lessons Learned from Yard Sales

  2. How To Shop At An Estate Sale

    by , 09-23-2009 at 03:46 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    At 10am Saturday morning, we climbed into the car and headed for the county fair. We’d only been driving for a few minutes when my wife pointed at a sign. “Look! An estate sale,” she said. “Let’s stop.”

    We like estate sales better than garage sales because they usually feature nearly everything a person has ever owned — not just the cast-offs. Family members have generally pulled the plum pieces, but there are still plenty of treasures remaining to be found.

    In this ...
  3. Personal Finance Lessons Learned from Yard Sales

    by , 05-17-2009 at 02:50 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    It’s that time of year again. Some of us know it as spring; others call it the start of yard sale season. Yard sales (also known as garage sales, tag sales, rummage sales, and stoop sales) attract an interesting and diverse subculture of bargain hunters, environmentalists, and treasure hunters; they are an interesting form of community commerce. Both buyers and sellers at yard sales are likely to have learned some broadly applicable lessons in personal finance. I know I have!

    As a ...