Labor Day is the time when we start to say goodbye to summer. The next day, people have to return to work and children have to go back to school. In celebration of the holiday, and as a sendoff to summer, many people host a backyard barbecue with their family and friends. A survey by Statista showed that 58% of Americans fire up the grill on Labor Day.
With August almost coming to a close, that can only mean one thing: back-to-school shopping. While parents may be excited that school will soon be back in session, what they may be dreading is the cost of sending their children back to school.
After four years of high school, your child is off to college. Since your child will be going away, that means hitting the stores to get the things they need for the classroom and the dorm room. Families surveyed by the National Retail Federation said they intend to spend an average of $1,059.20 to get their children ready for college. This amount breaks last year’s record of $976.78 per family.
Some mechanics will trick unsuspecting car owners into getting unnecessary and expensive repairs done to their car. These mechanics will “discover” a “problem” somewhere and convince the customer that it needs to be fixed now. Continue reading “How Some Mechanics Scam Vehicle Owners”
A study done by iSeeCars found that, after three years, the average depreciation of a car is 39.1%. The automotive research firm noted that three years is the average term of a lease and the ideal age of a used car for prospective buyers. “Three years is a popular age for used car buyers because the cars have taken a major depreciation hit, but likely have many of the latest modern safety and technology features,” stated Phong Ly, iSeeCars’ chief executive officer. Continue reading “Average Car Depreciates by 39.1% after Three Years”
If you have been letting junk cars sit in front of your home, better watch out! New York State law prohibits the accumulation of junk cars on private property. It says allowing unused vehicles to continue to stay on the local premises “can reduce property values, be an eyesore and an attractive hazard to children, and be a potential health risk.” Instead of risking payment of a fine and letting the state take your cars away, get money for your junk cars by selling them to Gershow Recycling. Continue reading “It’s Illegal to Let Junk Cars Pile up on Your Property”
Cars that were built in the early 2000s didn’t have the state-of-the-art features that their modern-day counterparts have now. Now, many late-model car owners are choosing to give their vehicles a much-needed upgrade. But the question is whether making these changes to your older car are worth it, especially when things start to go wrong with the car. Instead of spending money on bells and whistles for your older car, get money for it by calling Gershow Recycling.
There are many “cash for cars” operations out there that say they are the best and pay the most money for your junk car. But have you called these companies and found out how many hoops you have to jump through before getting a fair price for your old car? Did you get the impression you were speaking to a middleman, realizing you will not get full value for your car? Continue reading “Experience Counts When It Comes to Selling Your Junk Car”
It has been widely reported that many people have not received their stimulus payment checks, or that some people have received it in the form of a debit card but threw it away, mistaking it for junk mail. If you’re still waiting for your stimulus payment, you can still get paid by selling your junk car to Gershow!
Most of the time, a junk car can be categorized as a very old, damaged beyond repair automobile, and often the expense to fix it is beyond the value of the vehicle. However, selling your car to a scrap metal company can be a great option. Below is a list of some of the advantages to selling your junk car.