When Your College Friend Becomes an Insurance Salesman: A Survival Guide

Lunch started off well, but fifteen minutes in he got very serious and said something like “you’re starting to make some money, have you thought about securing your financial future?”

Estate Sale Hunting

I’m currently a little fascinated with Dig This Treasure!, which is a blog by someone who visits a lot of estate sales, details what she buys, and how much money she makes by putting some of the objects up on eBay. The Arranbee “Dream Baby” doll was bought at an estate sale for $50, sold for $250 on eBay, and the was returned to her by the buyer because the eyes fell out during the delivery.

Here’s How to Work the Clothes Resale Racket

I am a star at turning it out on a shoestring.

Sell My Old Clothes, I’m Off to Heaven

I came in with about 50 items and Buffalo Exchange bought about 35. Most were from J. Crew. Some were from Madewell and American Apparel. A few were from Forever 21 or H&M. Nearly everything was very, very gently worn—if worn at all.