The leak: $480 to $1,800 a year
The plug: Rent a dumpster ($300 or so) and clear out the junk. Donate stuff that's in good shape to a charity shop for a tax write-off.
Unload valuables like high-end clothing or furniture through a consignment store; you'll get about half the selling price, says Kate Holmes of howtoconsign.com.
Plug those small expenses that add up over time. See which of these money leaks apply to you and start saving hundreds - or even thousands -- a year.
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