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Building a Back-To-School Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Back-to-school spending has gone far beyond the last minute, discount-store rush for pens, pencils and paper that many of us remember as kids. But it often still starts with traditional expenses like clothes, shoes, school supplies and books - and the added latest digital technology.

5 Secrets To Yard Sale Success

Saudia Davis | Posted 06.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

As an eco-friendly cleaning expert, I may be one of the biggest fans of yard sales. A yard sale is a great way to get yourself organized and get rid of things you really don't need--it's one of the best examples of recycle, reuse and reduce that I know.

How Much For That Cherished Memory?

Al DeLuise | Posted 12.03.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

There are certain things I expected to happen to me as I grew older. I knew I would lose some hair on top of my head (and gain hair everywhere else). But what I didn't expect was what happened the last weekend this September. It really made me sit back and think about the direction my life was headed.

11 Things No One Will Buy At Your Yard Sale

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Home

A yard sale is a relatively easy way to make an extra buck while getting rid of clutter, as long as you follow one rule: Don't assume everything is wo...

How to Get to Know Your Neighbors? Have a Stoop Sale

TueNight | Posted 09.20.2014 | New York

Like Brooklyn, Philadelphia had plenty of perfect stoops: Cement or red brick stairs that you plop down on whilst sipping a soda, waiting for people to stroll by and spot your amazing -- and probably dusty -- wares.

Garage Sale Ethics: Lessons Learned Over 40 Years

Kevin Walsh | Posted 08.03.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Garage sales in the eighties were littered with enlargers, trays and mysterious film-developing tanks that most people would pass over quickly. But not me. And the crowded storage room under the basement stairs became steadily more claustrophobic as the years rolled along.

14 Tips for the Best Garage Sale Ever | Posted 03.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Wading through your accumulated items may be a bit overwhelming, but it's not as bad as moving to your new home with a bunch of boxes filled with things you don't need.

This Ring Has Been On A Crazy Adventure

Posted 06.14.2013 | Weddings

Earlier this week, the story of a man who accidentally sold his wife's $23,000 wedding ring for $10 at a garage sale went viral. But we are happy to r...

$23,000 Ring Accidentally Sold For $10

Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings

A southern California woman is devastated after her husband accidentally sold her most treasured possession -- her wedding ring. Local news station...

WATCH: A $2 Million Dollar Reason To Shop Garage Sales

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Kattalia | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

You know what they say--one man's trash is another man's treasure. Just ask one lucky British collector Andy Fields, who found an original Andy Warhol...

Snake In A Car Bites Man

AP | Posted 10.18.2011 | Weird News

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. -- Police say a Pennsylvania man picked up more than he bargained for at a yard sale. Ott says the snake likely slithered into a mi...

Mr. Clean

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If it's true that one man's junk is another man's treasure, I must be the richest man on earth. Or so I thought recently when my wife, Sue, and I emba...

Ansel Adams' $200 Million Artwork Bought At Garage Sale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- Rick Norsigian's hobby of picking through piles of unwanted items at garage sales in search of antiques has paid off ...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Key Expert Now Says Garage Sale Pictures Aren't Adams'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An art expert whose opinion backed Rick Norsigian's claim that he owns a "lost" trove of pictures by Ansel Adams now says they aren't Adams' work afte...

ART DEBATE: Ansel Adams Trust Sues Over Garage Sale Negatives

AP | BROOKE DONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A group representing Ansel Adams sued a California man for selling prints and posters under the name of the famed nature phot...

4 Tips for a Greener Bedroom

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The bedroom's where you spend much of your time. Even if you're sleeping for most of it, ensure that your home's most intimate room is in line with the principles of sustainability.

WATCH: 'Lost' Ansel Adams Photographs Found At Garage Sale, Worth $200 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Ansel Adams is known far and wide as the "father of American photography" because of his lasting and innovative work with nature photography and lands...

Hollywood's Circle of Life

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark C. Miller

If the traditional first rung on the Making It In Show Business Ladder is the talented young aspirant stepping off the bus at the Hollywood Greyhoun...

How To Live On $0 A Day: There Must Be Something Left You Can Sell

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

You probably think you've already sold everything you own that had any financial value. But chances are, you've still got a few possessions that you can really cash in on if you auction them off on eBay.

Yard Sales Boom As People Seek Cash Flow

New York Times | PATRICIA LEIGH BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the classified ads put it, everything must go. Socks. Christmas ornaments. Microwave ovens. Three-year-old Marita Duarte's tricycle was sold by her...

The Psychology of Garage Sales

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

The real point of a garage sale is the purge. The lifelong desire, so rarely realized, to clean house, free up space, and organize your life -- which allows many to rationalize putting actual garbage on tables.

Defending My Rich Man's Dump

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Keenan

NPR's portrait of Wellesley, MA's "Take it or Leave it" center was incomplete. No wonder angry listeners focused on trashing the rich instead of praising efforts to recycle.