Turning clutter into cash a good way to start new year

Statistics have shown that getting organized and saving money or getting out of debt regularly rank in the top 10 of many American's New Year's resolutions. But we say, why choose? Why not do both? Especially since these two resolutions aren't mutually exclusive.


According to a survey from Kijiji.com, the average household has approximately 35 unused items sitting around the house with a resale value of $670. That's the equivalent of about 489 loaves of bread or 172 gallons of gas or 97 movie tickets! Selling those 35 (or more) unneeded items could put some much-needed dough in your wallet.