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8 Ways To Make Fast Cash When You're Broke AF

Let's face it, we're all guilty of hoarding something. It's time to rid ourselves of unnecessary clutter and make a little fast cash while doing so. Thanks to a variety of apps and websites, selling that not-so-cute sweater or hand-me-down dresser is easier than you thought.

Trade in the Tech

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Instead of letting your old iPhone, Android, iPod or Tablet collect dust, sell them to Decluttr. The website accepts previously loved tech. Bigger and better versions of our favorite tech are being released every year, but that comes with a price. Trade in your old version so you can upgrade without breaking the bank. Depending on the gigabyte availability, you can earn up to $325 for sending them your iPhone 6s, without the hassle of an auction or buyers that never stump up the cash!

Sell Your Sneakers

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If you're outgrowing your sneakerhead phase and ready to make a little more room in your closet, request to become a seller on Goat. The site is designed to buy or sell cool kicks with ease. Snap a few photos of the sneakers, set a price, and the shoes are then authenticated by Goat's team. Thanks to the provided shipping label, shipping is completely painless after selling. With over 45,000 sneakers for sale, you might end up buying a pair in the process.

Makeover Your Makeup Collection

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Print a free shipping label from Glambot and send the site your new or unloved makeup. They'll accept anything from eyeshadow palettes to bronzers to brushes that are in sellable condition. After Glambot receives your makeup package, they'll email you an offer. Accept your offer in cash or store credit.

Ditch the DVDs

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Pack 'em up and ship 'em off. It's that easy. Decluttr pays you for the CDs and DVDs you've long forgotten. Did we mention shipping to Decluttr is free? And they pay the day after you send in your items. Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and Apple Music have revolutionized the way people listen to their music. Similarly, streaming apps like Netflix and HBO have changed the way movies are viewed. Transform your cluttered media console into instant cash by scanning and shipping your dust-collecting CDs and DVDs via Decluttr's app — it's quick and easy.

Goodbye Gift Cards

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We've all received an unwanted gift card at some point in time. You hate sweets, yet your Grandma continues to give you a $25 gift card to that chocolaterie every Christmas. Or your clueless boyfriend bought you a gift card for your anniversary to a store you actually despise. Luckily, Raise is a website that allows you to sell your unwanted gift cards and store credits at a price of your choice. Once they've sold, you'll be paid by check, PayPal, or direct deposit.

Cash For Your Clothes

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Free up closet space by selling your unwanted clothing or accessories using Poshmark. Photograph the item you'd like to sell, write an enticing description, and you're set. Once the item sells, Poshmark will send you a pre-paid, pre-addressed shipping label. You can use your earnings to shop new or gently used items on the site, or withdraw your money for cash.

Cash in Your Clutter

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If your lease is coming to an end, you may be ready to spruce up your space. Whether you're downsizing and need to eliminate a few items, or just wanting to rid your home of old furniture, Chairish can help. Head to their site to ditch the clutter-collecting desk or bookshelf. Chairish is dedicated to design lovers wanting to buy and sell chic and vintage decor, furniture, and art, so you have the opportunity to make a little more money for that flea-market find than you may have thought!

TTYL Textbooks

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Forget the trouble of trying to find someone to buy last semester's books that nearly wiped out your savings account. Decluttr makes it fast and easy by providing you instant price quotes, free shipping, and next-day payments after receiving the books. You can even scan the book barcodes with the free Android or iPhone app to make the valuation process a breeze.

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