We haven’t thought about this before untill we came across an article on Yahoo finance which listed things to carry and not to carry in the wallet. I don’t belive in some of the things they mentioned, like carrying a blank paper to note down few essential things when out on the road.
We carry smart phones and that come with notepad utility to take notes and obviously the phone numbers.
I was concentrating on my work, when the phone rang.
It was about two weeks ago that my older car broke down, the mechanic quoted $2400 (lowest quote) to fix head gasket, replace battery, replace radiator and a few belts, including timer belt. KBB value of the 2002 Hyndai Elantra was $2,800.
I was all prepared to sell it off to a junk car buyer. I called a few of them, the highest offer I managed to receive was $500
Are you planning to buy a new laptop or desktop computer? Are you planning to dump your old laptop or PC? Wait, probably you are giving away your identity or key to your wealth along with that computer. Data shows that more than 20% of identity thefts resulted from old disposed off PCs. If this doesn’t scare you. think about other statistics.
more than 50% of ‘home made’ porn videos are stolen from disposed of PC or stolen at the time of PC repair.
What to do to safely dispose of your personal PC or laptop
Do not just throw off the old clunker, spend some time on it, even if you are completely nerd you can dispose of old computer rightly. In an extreme case, you can take help from some tech guy you know well.