• 2
    Apr

Finding the Best of Bin: What to look for in the Thrift Store Book Aisle

As recent WorthPoint articles attest, many online sellers are discovering the joys of buying thrift store inventory for resale. Treasure-seekers love to rummage and love a bargain. But they love it even more when they can pull a prize out of someone else’s discards and turn it into a profit. It takes a sharp eye, […]

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  • 11
    Feb

58¢ Thrift Store Sweater was Vince Lombardi’s, could net $20,000 at Auction

I thought I had made a good thrift store sweater deal when I turned a $2 purchase into a $60 sale. Well, compared to a Tennessee couple, my little score is chump change. Sean and Nikki McEvoy, shopping at a Goodwill in North Carolina, found an old West Point sweater and paid 58 cents for it. […]

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  • 24
    Oct

‘What’s it Worth?’ Video Contest Winner to Thrift with the Thrift Hunters in Las Vegas

When David Ng first started out reselling on eBay, he happened upon a presentation by Jason T. Smith and Bryan Goodman at an eBay event in Philadelphia and his eBay selling experience hasn’t been the same since. “It was a turning point for me,” Ng said. “At the time, I had already sold the things […]

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  • 8
    Oct

Boost Reseller Profits with these 10 Thrifting with the Boys’ Thrifting Tips

We are known as Thrifting With The Boys, motivational speakers teaching thrift store resourcing techniques. Tune in to the second season premiere of our television show, “Thrift Hunters,” this Saturday night (Oct. 11) at 9:30 p.m. on Spike TV and watch us put many of these thrifting, buying and selling tips into action (you can […]

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  • 2
    Sep

Thrifting with the Boys’ 10 Thrifting Tips to Increase eBay Reseller Profits

We are known as Thrifting With The Boys, motivational speakers teaching thrift store resourcing techniques and the stars of Spike TV’s “Thrift Hunters” (our other “Thrift Hunters” site is here). We want to share some of our thrifting secrets that helped us build our reselling empires, so every month on WorthPoint, we will provide the inside […]

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  • 1
    Jul

My First eBay Sale Reunites ’70s Aloha Shirt with the Man who made it

Sometimes, in my capacity as a writer, I stumble across little bits of information that make for a great story. The trick is to recognize those bits and how they fit into the big picture. In this case, the big picture includes a ’70s-era aloha (aka Hawaiian) shirt and the man who made it—who, by […]

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  • 3
    Mar

Like Peanut Butter & Jelly, WorthPoint & Thrift Hunters Are a Winning Combination

Back in early 2013, Bryan Goodman & Jason T. Smith of Thrifting With The Boys started filming Season One of their new TV show, “Thrift Hunters” (Spike 9:30 p.m. EST/PST Saturdays). The first week of filming was thrifting at their favorite spots all around Las Vegas. They shopped many thrift stores, a warehouse sale, some […]

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  • 4
    Dec

‘Thrifting with the Boys’ Reality TV Show ‘Thrift Hunters’ to Premiere on Spike TV

Worthologists Jason T. Smith and Bryan Goodman—a.k.a. the boys from Thrifting with the Boys—are set to become reality television stars as their new program “Thrift Hunters” is scheduled to premiere on Spike TV on Jan. 18 at 9:30 p.m. (8:30 p.m. CST). “Thrift Hunters” stars Smith and Goodman—two of the biggest gamblers in Las Vegas—as […]

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  • 4
    Nov

Leave it on the Rack: How to Spot a Fake Rock T-Shirt

While out thrifting in the field, WorthPoint’s Worthopedia is an invaluable tool to research an item we aren’t sure about. Typically, using online research can help determine what to buy and then what price to sell. However, research can be just as valuable alerting you what to pass up, therefore saving you money and time. […]

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