Don’t Toss These 7 Household Items — Sell Them Instead

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I come from a long line of “dejunkers.” We’re those people who constantly scan their homes for 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’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 the following types of items that you might not have realized were worth anything — and learn some of the best places to sell them.

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