Saving money the savvy way
Clear out and clean up
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Clear out and clean up

1. Sell your unwanted possessions

We all have things squirrled away under our beds, at the back of our wardrobes, in the attic or the spare room; things which might be worn or used one day. 

It's time to stop hoarding and turn your clutter into cash.

According to each individual has a staggering £581 of unwanted items. So if you're feeling the pinch, clearing out could mean cleaning up on the cash front.

Decluttering expert Jamie Breese says: “There is money to be made by selling unwanted everyday items. Many people think that old kettles, sporting equipment and DVDs are worthless – but it couldn’t be further from the truth.” 

Be realistic about what you really need to hold onto  - will you ever really wear those uncomfortable designer heels?  

You could earn some wedge whilst freeing up wardrobe space, meaning you can start the year feeling flash. Result!

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