Make a Plan – Before visiting a thrift shop, have a plan in place of how much you want to spend and what items you’re in need of. If you’re on a spontaneous trip, keeping a budget in mind is still necessary. A thrift store adventure can turn into a shopping extravaganza quickly with so […]
21 Items to buy pre-owned
Fascinating if you haven’t given certain things a second thought, maybe when you’re on your next bargain hunting adventure you’ll give these items stronger consideration before making an impulse buy at a store: 1. DVDs and CDs: Used DVDs and CDs will play like new if they were well taken care of. Even if you […]
The Gift of Thrift: Thought Really Does Count
As cliché as it may sound, when it comes to giving the Gift of Thrift during the holidays, it really is the thought that counts. By giving extra care to the way your presents are packaged and presented, you’ll be giving a gift that will be remembered and cherished for its thoughtfulness. I always try […]
Buying Second-Hand Will Always be in Vogue
Buying second hand goods is the most friendly environment choice any consumer can make. Whether it’s books, clothes, furniture, decorations, media or kids toys, you’re sure to do your part for the environment by buying used. Today we’ve outlined several reasons why buying used goods should always be your first option if you’re adamant about […]
Snapping up Collectible Toys: Investment or Hobby?
Do you remember your favorite toy when you were a kid? Would you believe it may be worth thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands of dollars today? Some toy collectors are banking on their antique toys appreciating enormously and becoming a part of their investment portfolios. Some toys have commanded steep prices and bidding wars […]
The Story of Stuff – What can you live without?
Are you the mayor of stuffville? How much “stuff” do you own that you can live without? Secondhandtips.com is all about promoting a healthy consumer society and realizing the possibilities of saving our planet from the amount of crap that civilization constantly dumps on Mother Nature. Our goal is to educate, entertain and to be […]