Tips to Celebrate Christmas Without Breaking the Bank

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It’s the season to be jolly, and why not! The food, the decorations, the company and, of course, the gifts. Though receiving them is nice, giving them is even more fulfilling. That’s reason alone to be merry – few things in life are more delightful than seeing faces of loved ones light up once they’ve gotten past the bows and wrappers. In fact, the joy of giving is so great that it’s easy to get caught up in the season of giving and end up with huge holes burnt into your wallets and pockets. It’s can even become worse if it becomes a cycle – buy a lot, clear the debt, rake up another, clear that debt, and rake another. So to break out of that cycle or to avoid it altogether, while still feeling that wonderful joy of giving, here are three helpful tips in preparation of the upcoming holiday season. Read More →

6 Great Ways to Handle Unwanted Christmas Gifts

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Even though gifts come with the best of intentions, at times they can miss – and sometimes by a lot. What does one do then? Before all else, remember to express your thanks; always be gracious to the giver. Even if a gift is unwanted, the giver put some thought and time into buying and wrapping, so extend your gratitude in person or via a thank you card. Now that you’ve put your best foot forward, here are five things you can do with the gifts that don’t make it into the “loved” pile. Read More →

10 Great Christmas Gift Ideas under $20 on Gumtree

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The Christmas season is fast approaching, but really, who’s got time to shop in the streets with all those crowds? Beat the crowds (and ridiculous prices) with Gumtree’s mobile shopping app, and score these great gifts for $20 or less! Read More →

Gumtree It – The Game!

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We here at the Gumtree Office are excited to announce our newest project, Gumtree It – The Game! Read More →

5 Unused Household Items to Sell NOW

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Perhaps there is a human tendency to gather originated in ancestral hunter-gatherer days. Why else would people hoard so many things they never use?

Walk around your house, room by room, and see what is sitting there unused. Pretty soon you will have five or more items on your list of candidates. Decide if you want to keep the item and start using it, or #Gumtreeit and convert it into money so you can buy useful things. Read More →