Resentimental Entrepreneurship

The abandonment of sentimental possession for monetary gain

Implications - In times of economic hardship, people search for new ways to earn cash. A rise in unemployment, lower bonuses, and uncertainty all drive this need. In this case, individuals are profiting from the sale of sentimental and personal possessions.
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Untested 4,205 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 09
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Untested 2,540 Clicks Pub: May 22, 09
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