Gold Dust or Why you should dig through your jewelry box

Editor’s Note: Here at Dispatches, we are always looking for ways to help our readers do things. For some of our readers, that means helping navigate the working world, for others, it means assisting in the ever challenging question, “what’s for dinner?” For still others, it means figuring out how to balance family life with everything else. In an effort to aid in all of these endeavors, we have collaborated on this article written specifically for our readers.

If you take a look online you will note that more and more companies are asking you to sell your gold in exchange for cash. More and more people are opting to sell their gold jewelry, broken chains, items that have lost their sentimental value or are just collecting dust. There are a few reasons to consider selling items that no longer bring you joy. 

You could get a good amount of cash for your gold
Gold is one of the very few goods whereby its value has increased over the past few years. We have seen a mass array of items (especially luxury ones) decrease in value. However, this certainly has not been the case when it comes to actual gold. Read this AvaTrade review to find out more about a platform you can use for help with pricing and trading gold. 

You can pay off any bills you may have
If you are like most Americans, you may be facing bills from the holiday gifts you purchased. Under no circumstances should you borrow money via a payday loan. While you are looking for items to sell on Facebook Marketplace or making items to sell on Etsy, consider also the items gathering dust in your jewelry box that you may have once loved and don’t any longer. If you are recently divorced and no longer want the reminder of what was, this may be a good option for you. Going this route keeps you from going into more debt. Next year, set and keep a budget to avoid this outcome in the first place. 

Selling your items may or may not be the right decision for you. Don’t do anything rash, think about it before you act.

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