Checklist: 5 easy steps to downsize your stuff

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Moving or decluttering? This checklist can help you decide what to keep, sell or give away.
Animated illustration showing a person surrounded by lots of belongings and explaining that downsizing could be a good option
You may love your stuff, but chances are that you could downsize a bit. How should you decide what to sell — and for how much — especially if your belongings include family heirlooms? Check out this advice from Harry L. Rinker, author of Sell, Keep, or Toss? How to Downsize a Home, Settle an Estate, and Appraise Personal Property.

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