28 Feb '13, 10am

Side Hustle Series: I Resell Collectible Sneakers!

Side Hustle Series: I Resell Collectible Sneakers!

(Gust post by friend Rich Uncle El , as part of our Side Hustle Series. Have one you’d like to share with us too? Give me a shout .) In between family duties and blogging duties over at Money Watch 101 , I resell old sneakers I own for side money. I have been doing this for about 10 years now and the income varies on how much time I have to dedicate to this, and the demand of specific sneaker styles that are available. I mostly started this because I became a sneaker addict in my early 20s. I gobbled up Jordan’s, Nikes, and other various sneaker brands, whatever tickled my fancy. In a span of about 5 years I collected about 50 + pairs of sneakers which retailed between $100-$150 bucks each. If you do the calculations, that comes out to between $5,000 and $7,500 in total shoe value ! I could have bought some apple stock back in 1999 and been better financially speaking righ...

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