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Five Bucks Is Worth A Lot

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 17:14 GMT

TEL AVIV, Israel (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Five bucks can go a long way, even in this terrible economy.

On Fiverr.com that small amount can actually pay for a variety of goods and services.

The website allows users to post whatever they’re able to trade for the bargain price of $5, including personalized portraits, professionally Photoshopped photos, and help with computer issues.

However, the weirder bargain buys make browsing worthwhile.

This includes video footage of a stranger’s puppy, tips on how to break up with someone, or an earful of condescending fatherly advice from a random dude who charges $5 to yell at you.

Founder Micha Kaufman says the service is all about buying, selling, and having a good time, especially in these tougher times.

It also gives people the opportunity to contribute to society and give back whatever skills they have to the world for a low down payment.