buying used

10 Things to Look for Every Time You Visit a Thrift Store

Like finding awesome stuff at great prices? Make the most of your thrift-store trips by always keeping an eye out for these items.

18 Ways to Make Old Things Seem New

Old stuff — we all have so much of it. Whether it's clothing, furniture, or something else, try one of these techniques to make it seem totally new.

4 Quirky Ways to Spend Less and Kick-Start Saving

Learning to spend less and save more doesn't isn't intimidating when you follow these enjoyable, unconventional strategies.

The 25 Best Things to Buy on Craigslist

We all know that Craigslist is a real money-saver. But it's especially great for these 25 items, which are readily available on the site at rock-bottom prices.

Refurbished FAQ: Sound Strategies for Buying Refurbished Goods

Buying refurbished can save you cash...as long as your purchase isn't a dud. Here's what you must know before you venture into this bargain terrain.

6 Reasons Why Used Is Better

Buying used isn't just about finding antiques or quirky vintage clothes. From cost to quality, discover why buying used is often smarter than buying new.

5 Home and Family Items to Avoid Buying Used

Generally, buying used is a smart decision. But from car seats to pet supplies, there are some items that you're always better off buying new.

How to Clean Silver Naturally

If you have heirloom silverware or silver jewelry that needs a good polish, learn how to clean it without resorting to harsh chemicals.

Tips for Shopping at Estate Sales

A cousin of the garage sale, estate sales are a great way to find hidden treasure. Learn what to do (and not do) to find the best deals.