How to Find Hidden Cash in Your Home

A money-saving expert helps a family find and sell more than $600 worth of items in their home.
2:25 | 12/15/15

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Want to switch gears to "Gma on the money." Americans will spend an average of $805 on Christmas shopping this year alone. ABC's Mara schiavocampo is going to show us how to find some hidden cash in your home to help pay for all those gifts. Either for the mulleders the gift of giving can come with a hefty price tag. Your turn. Reporter: Thanks to five kis under 8. Do you want them to have the all-out big Christmas. We want them have a good time. Reporter: They spent about $1,000 last year but turns out there may be hidden holiday cash right in their home enter money saving expert Lori greutman. How much hidden money do you think they have. About a thousand dollars. She said did you know there's money in old toys? Clothes too. Things that sell really well are timeless like Thomas the train, Mr. Potato head and my little upon pi. Using swap.com they filled two boxes with toys in good condition and clothes that are in season. The company pays for shipping and once the boxes arrive they'll be put up for sale on the website. An original sellers earn $150 per box. Save the boxes, those can be worth cash too. An American girl doll box with fetch as much as $30. Old electronics. Even broken ones, check out kiiboo disappoint. Send them to their California office where they will inspect, price and post your electronics. Two smartphones and an airport express expected to fetch Christie about $100 and finally even old books can make a buck. Using the Amazon seller app she scans the bar codes to find out how much they're worth and sets the price before sending them off to Samson who will sell them. This book is worth $74.50. Reporter: Bringing in a whopping $196. In total the mulleders found $656 making this Christmas a little merrier. How is that going to impact Christmas? It's going to help out a lot. Maybe we'll make sure we get gifts for each other this year.

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