August 17 – National Thriftshop Day

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August 17 – National Thrift Shop Day



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Common Sense Economics
Personal Finance:

National Thrift Shop Day
The first thing you need to learn in order to become prosperous is to spend less than you earn. If you’re not doing this, there are two ways to change: Earn more and spend less.

One way to spend less is to buy used. When you buy a new car, for instance, it instantly depreciates by as much as 11% once you leave the parking lot! Smartly buying a used car allows you to let someone else bite that first big drop in value. The internet has made it dramatically easier to buy used things, whether on Craig’s List, or in used stores online or in person. Thrift stores are no different, and can be a lot of fun!

What are some things you normally buy new now, that you might start buying used? What things do you have now that were bought used?