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What Not to Buy at a Garage Sale

Yard sales can be great. Cruising the community, taking note of all the many lawn sales sporting massive amounts of bargained merchandise is mighty enticing. And in these trying economic times, shopping for bargains and buying used is one of the easiest ways to save money without completely cutting off your spending valve.

Yet, certain things should never be bought used. Bad deals happen, but bad deals that threaten you or your child’s life shouldn’t. Avoid buying these items at your neighborhood garage sale.

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6 Tips for Budget-Friendly Shopping at Yard Sales

If you’ve set up a budget, you know how hard it can be to keep on track. We all have times when our expenses are bigger than we thought. Shopping at yard sales can balance your budget again in a hurry. Put aside your biases (“new” is not always better than “used”), grab the classified section of your local newspaper, and start saving!

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