How to Make More Money at Your Garage Sale

How to Make More Money at Your Garage Sale

If you’re ready to clear some clutter out of your house and make extra money in the process, then grab your price tags and a pen—it’s time for a garage sale!But before you go sticking a sign in your front lawn, consider these tips for increasing your profits. With a few extra touches, you could earn enough selling your clothes, books and treadmill to finish off that $1,000 emergency fund, even pay off a debt or go on a little summer getaway!

Why wait any longer? Let’s get to work!

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The Talk You Should Be Having Now: Next Year''s Christmas Budget

The Talk You Should Be Having Now: Next Year's Christmas Budget

When you were a kid, the distance between one Christmas and the next seemed like a million miles. Remember those days? The month of December alone felt like a year. There was nothing more disappointing than waking up each December morning, rubbing your tired little eyes, and racing into the living room to discover . . . nope, still not Christmas.

But now? If you’re like most adults, Christmas kind of sneaks up on you. In fact, maybe the phrase “Christmas is coming!” creates feelings of panic rather than cheer. With so much to accomplish in such a short time, stress around the holidays is almost a sure thing.

That’s why we thought today—right in the middle of all the hustle and bustle—might be the perfect time to talk about Christmas 2018. We know, we know. It sounds like one more thing to add to your to-do list, but hear us out.

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9 Easy Tweaks to Make to Your Grocery Budget (Summer Edition!)

9 Easy Tweaks to Make to Your Grocery Budget (Summer Edition!)

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with the grocery store.

We love having food in our fridge, but we hate figuring out what to cook, shopping for all the ingredients, and handing over our hard-earned cash each week. But we’ve all got to eat!

So how can you save more time and money on this necessary task?

While there’s no magic number for how much your grocery budget should be (that varies based on family size and income), there are some easy ways to keep your family fed for less. Especially during the summer months when fresh fruits and veggies are on sale!

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How to Save Money: 20 Insanely Simple Tips

How to Save Money: 20 Insanely Simple Tips

Sometimes saving money requires hard work and intense discipline. And we applaud those that are fighting hard to pay off debt or build up their savings. But sometimes saving money can be easy!

That’s why we’ve compiled a list of super simple, easy-to-implement ways you can start saving money right now. Don’t worry—just because they’re simple and easy doesn’t mean they won’t have big impact, especially over time.

Give our tips a try and share your own ideas for saving money on the EveryDollar Facebook page.

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splitting costs on a group vacation

4 Tips to Deciding Who Pays for What on a Group Getaway

Everything’s bigger when you go on a group vacation with your family or friends. Bigger meals, bigger fun, bigger laughs—and bigger costs.

To avoid big awkwardness when it comes to paying for the trip—like splitting the dinner check equally when you get a salad and someone else orders steak—it’s smart to decide who pays for what before you start packing. The sooner you determine that, the more time you have to focus on the fun!

For that next group getaway, set your ‘best way to pay for this’ strategy with these four tips.

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