Shopping can be a total wallet-buster, unless you know how to work it. Kim Zaruba, a stay-at-home mother of three, rakes in approximately $3,000 dollars a year consigning her old clothing and baby gear.
Her consignment savvy dates back to just a few years ago when her family was forced to shore up cash following her husband's layoff. "We wound up selling our wonderful home that we loved dearly…spending was pretty much at a standstill," says Zaruba. "We had to reevaluate and work with what we had." That meant no more expensive items for the house or upscale labels for Kim, who started looking for ways to cash in on her cashmere.
From a community flyer at her daughter's pre-school, Kim discovered Just Between Friends, a network of national consignment events for children, maternity and baby gear. Founder Shannon Wilburn started the organization in her living room 15 years ago. Today, the group spans 24 states with franchisees hostingRead More »from Turn Your Shopping Addiction into Cash