Best Money Tips: Surprising Things You Can Sell for Cash

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on surprising things you can turn into cash, things that car salesmen don’t want you to know, and how to prepare for the most important decade of your financial life.

Top 5 Articles

10 Surprising Things You Can Turn Into Cash — You can sell walnuts, pecans, and other nuts from your trees. There are feed and seed stores that will buy them by the pound. [My Dollar Plan]

25 Things Car Salesmen Don’t Want You To Know — These tips and secrets will help you save hundreds of dollars, several hours of time, or some of the hassle. [SheBudgets]

The 10 Most Important Years of Your Financial Life (& How to Prepare For Them) — Take steps to protect your investments during the five years before you retire and the five years after you retire. [Kiplinger]

Travel on the Cheap: A Guide to Experiencing the Best on a Budget — Book a room at a brand-new hotel. Hotels that have just opened often offer lower rates to entice travelers. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to Save Money on Insurance as a “High-Risk” Driver — If your driving history is all marked up, taking approved driving courses can help prove responsibility to insurance companies, which may lower your premium. [Shopping Kim]

Other Essential Reading

How to Stock Your First Kitchen — Don’t go wild on kitchen gadgets just yet. Start with a few basic tools like a set of pots and pans, good knives, and stackable measuring cups and spoons. [Living Well Spending Less]

5 DIY Dollar Store Decor You Can Flip — These home décor crafts are easy to make and easy to flip! [Flipping Income]

Essential Tips for Buying a New Car— Join Experian’s #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on tips for buying a new car. [Experian]

3 Common Rookie Errors to Avoid When Buying Your First Property — It’s easy to underestimate the initial repairs for a property. Get inspections done and ask for quotes within the inspection period so you aren’t saddled with a property that needs more work than you can afford. [Money Mini Blog]

Should a self-driving car ever run people over on purpose? — Automatic systems are not infallible. What does it take to program self-driving cars to make ethical decisions when accidents occur? [The Christian Science Monitor]