• Auctions

    How the Buyer's Premium Can Help Your Auctions


    Fairly recently, the buyer's premium was introduced to auctions.  This is a fee that the auctioneer adds on top of the final bidding price -- a sort of commission for him or herself; a higher final price means a higher buyer's premium.  What should you do if you find out there is a buyer's...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    What to Spend


    Budgeting has been covered before, but it wasn't specified how much should be paid for certain types of items.  Since every garage sale is unique, it's impossible to specify exact prices for everything, but here are a few helpful ballparks for some more commonly found items. Books are to be fo...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Decorating on a Garage Sale Budget


    Do you have a blank wall in your house you'd like to make a little less bare?  Garage saling is a great way to go about gathering decorations for your home, as they provide much less expensive options than buying new.  If you're at a loss as to how to go about planning your decorations, he...
  • General Frugal Tips

    Budgeting For Yard Sale Shopping


    Garage sales are inexpensive, so you can never spend too much money at one...right?  Wrong!  Spending in small amounts is actually one of the fastest ways to dole out way more of your funds than you intended to; this applies to everyday expenses as well as garage sales.  If the main r...






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