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 […]
The Day We Fight Back – February 11th 2014
A protest to rival the uprising against SOPA: in Aaron Swartz’s memory, websites everywhere will add code from TheDayWeFightBack.org to their templates, helping to flood Congress — and the world’s legislative bodies — with calls for an end to mass surveillance. In America, we’re demanding that Congress pass The USA Freedom Act, restoring the Fourth […]
Holiday Thrift Store Hauls
Millions of shoppers sprinted to online sites this holiday season to grab Cyber Monday deals on new merchandise, but for some folks, shopping thrift stores proves just as effective to score a great deal! Holiday thrift shopping offers something more than the traditional online shopping experience. You actually touch and see items as apposed to […]
Famously Frugal for the Holidays
The holidays can mean overindulging, but you can enter the new year without a bloated credit card statement if you go on a “wallet diet.” Being frugal doesn’t mean deprivation. You can have plenty of fun and give generously. Here are ideas for free and low cost gift giving and entertainment during this indulgent and […]
Second Hand Shopping Guide with Thrifty Tips!
While couponing and timing sales can be a good money saving strategy when it comes to bargain shopping, don’t forget about the opportunities at resale stores, where you can also shop for brand names. Sometimes it can take a while to be effective at shopping thrift, but you’re bound to found something beautiful and functional for […]