Create a catchphrase that works like a rule of thumb for your spending. For example, ask yourself, “Is this new sound system better than going to Thailand next year?” What is your spending mantra?
Decluttering can be an alternative way to boost your earnings. An item sitting in the garage for many years, taking up room, cluttering your house can be sold on platforms like ours and, sometimes, a good sum of
Happy Anniversary, 5milers! That’s right, we’re celebrating 5miles’ second anniversary today, and what a long way our marketplace community has come. Since launching way back in January 2015, 5miles has grown into a community of more than 10 million buyers and sellers
August is apparently the month to commemorate Americans’ love of all things garage sales and thrift shops. That’s right, on the heels of National Garage Sale Day (Aug. 13) is National Thrift Shop Day (Aug. 17), and what better way to celebrate it than
In this week’s 5miles Spotlight, allow us to introduce you to 5miles sellers, Andrew Shipmen and Erica Ayles. The couple run a family-owned business in Irving, Texas: a thrift store called Curiosity Shop. We spoke with both of them about their store and how using 5miles has helped grow their business.
When buying or selling a secondhand item online, deciding where to meet to exchange the item can be tricky if you have safety concerns. That’s why 5miles is proud to introduce a “Safe Exchange Area Locator” (or, as we call it, S.E.A.L.) to our app. This new feature helps
The 5miles team is in Las Vegas now for this week’s National Independent Auto Dealers Association Convention & Expo. Car buyers, did you know that nearly 5,000 vehicles are listed on our marketplace every day? (You can search for quality cars and motorcycles online, too.)
There’s been a lot of Apple vs. Samsung in the news lately, but let’s set that aside to focus on the 5miles Face-Off at hand. Yes, this week it’s the age old question: the Apple iPhone vs. the Samsung Galaxy. A. Samsung Galaxy S7 B.
Want to know more? Be sure to check out our Help Center (now in English and Spanish) for our Awesome Experience team’s safety guidelines as well as more general tips for buying and selling on 5miles. Happy shopping!
On the heels of supporting Dallas-based Flea Style, an indoor curated marketplace, with Flea Style’s inaugural flea market in Houston, 5miles wants to offer new shoppers, buyers and sellers alike, a behind-the-scenes look at our easy, breezy, fantastic and fun mobile marketplace experience. We partnered with