Friday, October 16th, 2009

yard sale Left almost too late to go — at 11:20AM… Then we had to spend 20+ minmutes coming back to send an important email (yes, camping was really canceled! Please don’t go to the woods alone!)… It was rainy. We spent about 2 hrs and probably drove at least 12 miles. Kind of a waste. But we did get SOME stuff. DVDs I’d never pay full price for!

Total spent $28 plus ~$2 estimated gas for a total of $30.
We bought 11 items – 4 of which we could definitely use – for an estimated value of $183, leading to a profit of $153. That’s $76.60/hr as a couple or $38.25/hr per person. And to earn $153 after taxes you’d really have to earn about $219; money saved (by not having to spend it) is actually worth more than we realize when the government’s cut is taken into consideration. Our take is listed past the jump… (more…)