Using a Reliable iPhone Case Can Mean Cash Later

I never, ever carry my iPhone without a protective case. While I would love to be one of those people (you know who you are!) who bares their beautiful gold iPhone for the world to see, I just can't do it. I'm clumsy and terrified that I'll drop it—even though I have a great insurance policy on it. 

I love this infographic because it's so true. I've sold back all of my "old" iPhones in pristine condition because they have always had a protective case and screen protector on them—in fact, I ended up paying only $48 out of pocket for my iPhone 6 because I sold my old 5s for the purchase price of the new phone, paying only tax. I've sold my phones to Verizon, on eBay, and Gazelle, and have always earned a fair price for them.

Here's how that all works:

Thanks to Otterbox for this great graphic about selling back your old phones. It's a great reason to invest in (and use) a great case! 

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Becca Ludlum

Becca is a blogger, freelance writer, and iDevice addict. She lives in the middle of the Arizona desert with her husband and two boys, and can't imagine life getting any better. Read about her crazy life at, or connect with her on twitter @BeccaLudlum