yard sales

Garage Sale Tips and Yard Sale Finds: Take Our Week 2 Challenge

Posted on 04/9/2012 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsBest time for Finds Out of all the seasons, Spring time is prime time for shopping at thrift stores, along with garage and yard sales.  With spring cleaning on everybody’s to-do list, this is the time of year when people sort through their unwanted items and either donate them to thrift stores or try to make a few extra bucks by selling them at a yard or garage sale. Fun Factor with Surprise Element Not only can you save a …

Neither, age, heat nor toe can keep garage salers down

Posted on 07/23/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsThis guest post from Garage Sale Gal Lynda Hammond is about one of her favorite people she met at a sale. I’d just had minor surgery on my toe. My podiatrist suggested I stay off it for a few days. But I was already stir-crazy having been homebound a full day, so I took short trip to the library. I found six garage sales on the way – and I’m so glad I did. Otherwise I would not have met Dale Glendenning. …

News To Know: Economy Down, Yard Sales Up

Posted on 12/1/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsAs the economy continues to languish, many people are turning to yard sales as a source of cash in the holiday season.