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Looking for that extra source of cash? Time to go through grandma's attic ...

You'd be surprised what will sell to collectors - the average estate sale brings in $7,000. 

http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/retirement/how-to-find-the-hidden-cash-in-your-attic-1292620093051/?cid=sm_pfspend_rss&mod=smartmoney

 
tasches

Asked by tasches at 6:24 PM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Money & Work

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Answers (4)
  • Just make sure to get Grandma's permission first! I can't imagine the war that could cause in some families.
    Erica_Smerica

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 7:16 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I don't have a grandma :((
    NicolesMommy

    Answer by NicolesMommy at 2:53 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Thanks, I will check this out. I have about 50 sets of 40 + yr old salt n pepper shakers.
    MaryJacobs

    Answer by MaryJacobs at 10:53 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Just make sure you're talking to a reputable antique dealer or auction house.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:23 AM on Dec. 23, 2010