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Nearly seven years ago, I made one of the most extravagant purchases of my life. After a couple of years of saving money, I bought a shiny new silver sedan. This beautiful car was fitted with a luxurious custom grill. For the first several months, I constantly looked at my stunning new car through the windows of my back door. My acquisition was definitely worth the wait. I’m glad I waited to save the money needed to make a cash purchase. Now, I can enjoy my car without having to worry about monthly payments. On this blog, you will learn how to shop for the best car for your budget. Enjoy the ride!

Worth the Wait

Investment Tips For Truckers Looking For Their Next Rig

by Constance Bryant

If you plan on remaining relevant in the trucking industry today, you need a dependable rig that makes even long-distance journeys pleasurable to get through. If you're in need of a new rig for this career, use these investment tips to your advantage.

Focus on Excellent Fuel-Efficiency

Long-distance trips for semi-truckers will require a lot of fuel, which you want to make the most out of to avoid spending a fortune. In that case, you might want to focus on semi-trucks that are known for having excellent fuel efficiency and thus help you keep more money in your pocket.

You'll be able to travel a lot further on a tank of gas and that can give you fewer issues dealing with rising gas prices over the months. To help you review this buying spec, find out the exact MPG (miles per gallon) rating for any new rig you're thinking about buying. That's the best way to verify fuel efficiency. 

Find a Seller Who Makes Things Easy

Buying a new semi-truck is a big decision and you want to get it right the first time. You also probably want it to be convenient the entire time so that there's less pressure on you as a buyer. It's thus to your benefit to find a seller who's able to make this transaction easy.

They need to be a legitimate seller offering a fair price for their rig, whether it's new or used. Then you won't have to go back and forth about the sales price. A seller who includes detailed photos of the rig for you to browse through online also would make this transaction more convenient, as you don't necessarily have to be in person to judge what you're getting in this purchase.

Consider a Lease if You Need More Time to Decide

Not every trucker is going to know exactly what rig they want to purchase initially. If you find yourself in this spot, then there are always lease options. You can rent a particular semi-truck and drive it for several months, getting an idea of how it performs in real-time.

Then you can decide if its power, interior space, and features are ideal for what you're looking for. If they are, you can buy the same rig once your lease ends and know you're making the best decision.

If you plan on buying a new semi-truck for your career, make the most out of this investment by researching multiple options and finding the best value for your needs and wants. 

Contact a dealership to find new trucks, such as Kenworth W900 semi trucks for sale.