Cars & Transportation
Selling your car is an excellent way to raise extra cash. Compared with dealer trade-ins, private-party sales almost always result in a higher net sales price. But it’s easy to leave money on the table unless you take pains to earn more. Follow these steps to get the maximum return on your used car.
Even if gas has been low-priced so long you’ve forgotten the pain of paying $50 to fill up, you’ll soon be reading headlines about rising gas prices. And when it happens, there will be a lot of angry drivers looking to cast blame. But what really drives the cost of gasoline is far more complicated.
Donating your used car to charity is a convenient way to dispose of an old vehicle while reaping tax benefits. Plus, donating your vehicle lets you skip the hassle of trying to sell the car yourself. In fact, the most challenging part of car donations is finding the right charity to donate to.
You’ve probably experienced your share of car problems, including unexpected breakdowns, mechanical defects, or accidents. AAA offers valuable benefits, including roadside assistance, travel services, and identity theft protection. But do these benefits justify the annual cost of AAA membership?
If an extra vehicle is gathering dust in your driveway, donating it to charity lets you skip the hassle of selling it and may land you a tax deduction. But it’s crucial to follow these steps to ensure the charity gets the most it can from the car — and you get the biggest tax deduction possible.