If you don't want to shop the day after Thanksgiving but don't want to miss out on the deals, here's an alternative: Get someone to shop for you.
The Postal Service badly needs more revenue, and when you think about it, the 44 cents you're paying now is an incredible bargain for what you get.
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A yard sale is just clearing your clutter, right? Wrong. It's an opportunity to become a master of marketing.
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Sometimes these astute bargain hunters don't even get out of the car. They just poke their heads out the car window in a drive-by scan.
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