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Podcast 151: ValueMyStuff, Double the Difference

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Bryan J Busch talks with Patrick van der Voorst, founder of ValueMyStuff, and Tom Dziubek speaks with Ralph Pinto from Chase about their participation in the Drive to End Hunger campaign.

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ValueMyStuff / Chase Double the Difference: S06E21 / 178 and 168

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Table of contents

Consumerism Commentary Podcast[00:00] Introduction from Bryan J Busch
[00:41] Interview with Patrick van der Voorst
[00:55] How ValueMyStuff works
[01:44] What are people asking for values of?
[02:23] People appraise things for selling and insurance
[03:04] Why art is considered an investment
[04:54] Comparing other investments to precious metals
[05:36] Patrick’s predictions for values going up
[07:24] Why certain items lose value overnight
[08:58] Valuable works of art as part of a retirement portfolio
[10:34] Older computers and iPods are now collectors’ items
[11:33] How to get the best estimate at ValueMyStuff.com
[13:17] Interview with Ralph Pinto
[13:26] Chase’s Drive to End Hunger Campaign with AARP Visa Card
[15:19] Older Americans and food insecurity
[16:05] Success of the AARP Visa Card campaign
[17:07] Chase’s involvement and components
[18:45] Why older Americans donate more to charity
[19:42] Signing up for the AARP Visa Card
[20:28] Making donations directly to the campaign
[21:02] Partnership with AARP and NASCAR
[21:56] End

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Updated March 18, 2012 and originally published March 11, 2012. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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avatar qixx ♦1,890 (Half-Dollar)

A similar service to this is Priceonomics. They are trying to be the Kelly Blue Book for everything. Wonder how close the art valuations would match up.

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