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7 things you should sell instead of throwing away

Money Talks News Logo By Nancy Dunham of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 8: I come from a long line of “dejunkers.” We’re those people who constantly scan their homes for furniture, clothes and other items that haven’t been used for a while — and toss them out. But when I married a graduate student, and we lived on a marginal income, I realized that some of that stuff I previously had tossed was pretty valuable. I still buy used goods, even though I’m now on a more solid financial footing. I’ve learned that it really is worth it to sell some things rather than just cart them off. It allows me to earn ­– and save ­– cash. Beyond that, it feels good to see stuff I no longer need going to a new home instead of the landfill. Consider these seven types of items that you might not have realized were worth anything — and learn some of the best places to sell them. It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

Decluttering your home? Earn money as you give new life to these items

I come from a long line of “dejunkers.” We’re those people who constantly scan their homes for furniture, clothes and other items that haven’t been used for a while — and toss them out. But when I married a graduate student, and we lived on a marginal income, I realized that some of that stuff I previously had tossed was pretty valuable.

I still buy used goods, even though I’m now on a more solid financial footing. I’ve learned that it really is worth it to sell some things rather than just cart them off. It allows me to earn ­– and save ­– cash. Beyond that, it feels good to see stuff I no longer need going to a new home instead of the landfill.

Click ahead for seven types of items that you might not have realized were worth anything — and learn some of the best places to sell them.

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

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