Garage sales and yard sales are a great way to get rid of stuff you don't want. But when shoppers are expecting prices in cents rather than dollars, it's tough to make any money off of them. But if you're going to all the trouble, why not try to turn a profit too? Check out this list of tips on how to make money off of your garage or yard sale (via Charles and Hudson).
Some of the advice is a bit too cheap even for my bargain-hunting self; I'm sorry, but I just don't see myself buying box lots at auction so I can sell the individual items at a garage sale. But there are also some good pointers here, so read more