If you're feeling strapped for cash post Christmas then you might like to know there's an easy way to reline your pockets following the festive celebrations.
If you didn't quite get what you wanted for Christmas, we can't see anything wrong with selling off your unwanted items and make a tidy profit too.
We know it sounds awful, after all the careful thought and attention that was given to your gift by your mother in law/sister/boyfriend. But if their taste is a disgrace and the presents are an insult to your style, or simply just not needed, then there really is no shame in swapping any Christmas crap for some much needed cash.
On a practical level this means your home is clear of clutter and you can start the New Year off with a bit of extra wedge. Your loved ones need never know what happened to that breadmaker or mustard cashmere scarf.
We spoke to Ebay's Consumer Adviser Ruth Szyszkowski to find out how how to get solvent again after your pre Christmas spend: