We bet there's at least $200 hidden in their sports gear and electronics - here's how to find it.
With new "gotta-have-it" upgrades coming out practically every year, technology depreciates fast, so if you're unloading old gadgets, try to do so quickly. One exception: The market for video games -- especially older ones like the original versions of Wii Sports and Pokémon -- is brisk.
1. Apple's Reuse and Recycling Program gives you an Apple gift card for your iPad, iPhone, or Mac. RadioShack also offers a trade-in program (a 2012 Kindle Fire could fetch as much as $72 in credit).
2. Gazelle, a site that buys used devices, pays cash or offers an Amazon gift card for computers, smartphones, and more. It honors a 30-day price lock (that is, you have 30 days to get a new phone before mailing in your old one).
3. Glyde calculates the true resale value or market price of your electronics and suggests a priceRead More »from 6 Ways to Make Money Off Stuff Your Kids No Longer Play With