25 Places in the US That Are Worth the Drive

25 Places in the US That Are Worth the Drive

Summer is here, and along with warmer weather comes an increase in road trips! According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), 40 percent of Americans say that they are planning to take a family vacation in 2019. 68 percent of these travelers will be hitting the road in the summertime. Even if you don’t have time for a long trip this summer, there are many unique places all over the United States that may be near to you and are worth the drive.

How to Transfer a Vehicle Title After a Successful Private Sale

How to Transfer a Vehicle Title After a Successful Private Sale

The title of a vehicle shows its rightful ownership. It must be filled out with accurate, complete information before it is transferred to its new owner. Both the seller of the vehicle and the buyer must provide valid information in order for the title transfer to go smoothly.

Although the process of transferring a title after selling your vehicle privately varies from one state to the next, here are the basic procedures.

How To Flip a Car, When You Don't Know Anything About Cars

How To Flip a Car, When You Don't Know Anything About Cars

“Flipping” has become a hot topic in the past few years. Maybe the interest is rooted in the desire to be an entrepreneur without having to run one particular business or to make some extra cash on one’s own time. Or, perhaps there is a sort of excitement that comes from making extra cash quickly and creatively. Whatever the reason, “flipping” is now both a business and a hobby.

Fixer upper homes are the targets for many flippers, there’s a more accessible option: cars.

So, let’s break down how to flip cars for those who have never considered the process before.

Tips to Reduce Car Depreciation

Tips to Reduce Car Depreciation

Unless you’re the proud owner of a desirable antique car, there’s a hard truth that almost all car owners must face—your car’s value will depreciate. It’s unfortunate, but true. It’s a disappointing realization when you’re thinking of selling your car; you’re better off to think about it from the beginning, so that you can plan in advance. Whether you’re thinking of buying a car or have just bought a car there are ways you can prevent depreciation so that when the time is right to sell you will get the most value out of your sale.

All About That Resale: Vehicles That Hold Their Value

All About That Resale: Vehicles That Hold Their Value

Our vehicles are often among our most valuable assets.  However, a vehicle typically is not an investment, with the exception of some classic cars. Almost every car depreciates over time, even up to $5,000 in the first year. Depreciation is not entirely avoidable, new vehicles will depreciate as soon as you drive off the lot. However, you can get a car that will hold its value better than others. Choosing a car with a high resale value means that you can build equity, and get the most return when you’re ready to sell.

According to the KBB, the vehicles below are among the top choices for the best resale value.

The Safest Way to Buy on Craigslist

The Safest Way to Buy on Craigslist

Craigslist is great for a lot of things – you can buy and sell almost anything and you can typically get a great price.  Sellers get more than they would if they took their items to a pawn shop or dealership and buyers pay far less than they would at those same places.  Unfortunately, you do have to be alert and aware of potential scams, therein is the downfall of Craigslist. This post focuses on the buyer’s guide to Craigslist safety.