Profit

“I don’t have time to make money flipping.”  Have you ever heard that excuse? I have! So, I am going to give you tips on how to build a successful side hustle flipping used items with the remaining 72 hours of your work week. All of us are busy with jobs and family obligations. We are tired, stressed out, and overworked and I get it.  I’m the first one to tell you, I don’t like schedules and...

When we think of our job or side hustle - the word happiness doesn't typically jump out at us. I wouldn't think of work as something that makes anyone happy. But it can! Reselling used items really does bring me joy. Of course it's not all butterflies and rainbows, but doing something with passion makes all the difference in your mood each day. So how exactly can it help you be happy? Let me count the ways. I...

Set goals? Do we even need them?  What is all the hype? Do they really help us?  Yep, I used to feel this way too. I didn’t understand the power of goals until I made some. Okay, I may have watched other people make them first. Then I saw them achieving their goals and I decided I should do it too. We all need goals so that we know what we want, what we need, and where we...

Are you planning to retire early? And wondering how to make that happen? Retirement is a life changing event for so many. Honestly, retirement has never really been something I’ve thought about. Why? Because, I really love what I do! I love flipping so much that I pretty much feel like I’m retired already!  With that said, I plan to continue flipping well into retirement. I enjoy it so much and I really do believe that...

We’ve flipped quite a few valuable items that we’ve pulled out of the dumpster over the years. Honestly, we’ve got a lot of love and hate for doing it - of course the hate is from internet strangers who don't fully understand what we do. But the fact is commercial and small businesses throw out a whole lot of great inventory right into the dumpster. That's why recycling equipment has become a great avenue to...

Flea markets, thrift stores, and yard sales can be a great way to make extra money. Ahhh, so many awesome flipping finds can be found in these three places. Besides my favorite local selling apps, these are three places I've added to my routine to increase my flipping inventory. If you are not a flipper, you may be viewing flea markets, thrift stores, and yard sales in a whole different way. Maybe they are considered to...

Unemployed - a 10 letter word that has big meaning when it becomes personal to your family. There’s no doubt 2020 raised a lot of havoc on families who have lost their livelihood unexpectedly. Thousands of families are stuck trying to figure out how to make money when unemployed. Our heart goes out to so many who have worked so hard only to find that their jobs were eliminated due to Covid.  Our friend Amy, was one...

Who doesn’t love summer? I sure do!  When the kids get out of school, we have a summer full of wakeboarding, BBQs, swimming, the beach, running, and ice cream! And so do a whole lot of other people! So you know what that means? There are some hot items to sell on eBay in the summer, and that means great opportunities to make money. That’s the good news! While you are busy playing and enjoying your summer,...

Are you contemplating the best ways of taking care of your aging parent? If you are, you know first hand how hard that can be to find the best care for them.  I’m currently dealing with this in my own family as both of my parents are aging and my sisters and I are trying to come together to help them.  If that’s not enough, the pandemic has really made things challenging to get the best care...

One of the reasons we love flipping larger profit items is because it’s over all less work. We believe in the motto, work smarter not harder. In March our sales were $13,475!  Whew, not too bad! And guess what? We sold only 6 items. Here is what we sold.  Our business model is a little bit different than a lot of ebayers. We focus on selling larger, higher profit items through freight shipping. This helps us...