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Save Money on Kid Gear! How to Sell and Shop Consignment Stores

ParentMap and Verity Credit Union bring you helpful family financial planning and money management information. This month: Saving Money on Kid Gear.

affordable secondhand kids sports gearIsn’t it amazing how quickly babies and kids of all ages outgrow clothes, toys and gear? Repurchasing a whole new wardrobe, plus all the seasonal accessories, developmentally appropriate toys and extracurricular items your child needs can dig a deep hole in your budget.

Consignment and resale to the rescue! With some ground rules, a smart approach and a nose for a good deal, you can save a bundle and have the most prepared, well-appointed kid in town.

Here’s a guide to the most popular basics to buy cheaply second-hand with tips for getting the most out of the consignment/resale experience.

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