Posted by Lasey on August 29th, 2009
When I was surfing the web trying to find a new car, I also came across some new car insurance companies that give you numerous quotes from other car insurance companies. This way, you can choose the one that is right for you. The company that I have now, on my old car, is a local company that I have had for years. I have always heard that you should change every couple of years to get better rates.
I have never switched because there is only one other car insurance company in town and they are on the other side of the city. My car insurance company is located right down the street from my house. Now that I have found a few new ones online though, I can have them even closer since most of the quoting and bill paying is also done online.
If they are lower for my old car, then I am sure they would be lower for whichever new car I decide to buy. Maybe I can call and get a quote from them before I buy a new car to make sure that I can afford the car insurance along with the monthly payments.
Posted by Lasey on August 28th, 2009
As an avid marketer and customer you will never settle for the second best in the market. So when you are going for the used Cisco products you will have to look at several aspects that may have impact on your product and purchase.
The first thing you do is to get a warranty from the Reseller or the dealer. Any of the quality reseller will always offer you with warranties. Normally you are eligible to get 90 days warranty on the used Cisco products from any of the Resellers. If someone offers more than that you may gladly accept it. However, never settle for anything below the 90 days mark so far as warranty on used Cisco products is concerned.
Never hesitate to ask questions. If on viewing the articles that is provided or you are about to buy some questions appear in your minds put them straightaway for your Reseller to answer. Find out whether the reseller has Cisco certified technical personnel. Ask them about recertification by Cisco.
This step is more essential when you are having some item that has undergone Cisco repair and you have some doubts about its genuineness. It is always better to have the used Cisco articles you are buying recertified by the authenticated Cisco technicians. This will ensure that the repair works were genuine and the product you are offered is the real Cisco product.
Posted by Lasey on August 28th, 2009
The used ibm printer that I bought four years ago is still going strong and no one at work can believe it. I purchased my used ibm printer from my neighbor who was moving. I paid her ten dollars for it, and hoped that it would make it at least a year. Every other printer in our office has had to repaired at one time or another over the last four years, except for mine.
I remember her offering me a used iseries server too, but I did not take it. I would bet that if I would have bought it, that the used iseries server would also be working without any issues today too.
The funny thing is that the iseries server that was installed last week in this office has already needed to have someone come and fix it. I was laughing when I heard that. All of the girls in the office tease me now that if I had only known that four years into the future we would need the used iseries server, I would have bought it.
Every time one of my neighbors has a sale now, the girls tell me that if there is a used ibm printer in the sale, they want it for their desk.
Posted by Lasey on August 27th, 2009
When my dad told my brothers he was putting the pseries servers into his family practice office, they told him that they knew where he could get a great deal on one. The company that was located above my brother’s office was closing and they were selling off all of their computer equipment and they were selling it dirt cheap.
My dad was intrigued and was always looking to save a dollar or two. He met with the owner of the company that was going out of business and purchased the pseries servers that he had, in addition to a bunch of used ibm equipment. I think that he came back with a trunk load of used ibm computers, printers and keyboards.
He used most of the things he purchased in his office but had lots of stuff that he did not need. I organized a garage sale for him and helped him with selling off everything that he did not need or want. He donated all of the proceeds from the sale of the used ibm products to a local charity. It was a huge success.
My brother’s always talk about the time they helped dad to save a ton of money on the used computer equipment. They are very proud of that. I am not sure why though.
Posted by Lasey on August 23rd, 2009
I was hoping that my parents would get me a new computer to take to college but they said that they cannot afford it. I am sure that I will be the only kid showing up without a new laptop or desktop. I have saved a few bucks, and am hoping to find something reliable and cheap to buy.
I came across a website that sells used dells and used poweredge servers for a fraction of what it would cost to buy new. I have just enough money in the bank to buy one and to have a few bucks in my pocket until I start my job on campus. My used dell should arrive about a week before I have to leave for school, so I will be able to check it out before leaving.
If this used dell is not going to be able to keep up with me and my work, I do not know what I will do. I think that the library has computers but who wants to be walking all the way to the library when you have a paper to type up or you need to do some research late at night.
If the used poweredge servers not going to be enough so that I can store everything on it, I am wondering if I can put it all on an external hard drive to help it out. I am just going to cross my fingers and pray that the used dell I ordered is everything that I need and maybe a little more.
Posted by Lasey on August 13th, 2009
When the server in the store went down for the third time in one month, we decided to look into purchasing a new one. When I started to price them, I knew that we just did not have it in our budget to do it at this time.
When I was telling this to our tech guy who was fixing the server after it went down, he said that I should look into buying a used one from a sun dealer that also sells used sun desktops. I laughed at him and said that I did not want someone else’s problem. He told me that he meant a used one from a company that refurbishes and then resells so that it is practically back to new working order and they were much cheaper.
I was excited to hear that we may be able to get a replacement after all. I found a company that sells used sun servers for much cheaper than the cost of a new one. I even found used sun desktop computers on their site. I had put off buying a new desktop for a year, because of the prices.
I will be able to purchase the used sun servers and the used sun desktop for a price that is within my budget and that does not happen very often. When the used sun servers arrive, and we take out the old one, everyone in this store will be happy and able to concentrate on their work again.
Posted by Lasey on August 10th, 2009
When my company decided to have a themed Christmas party, I decided to be part of the decorating committee. I had always loved decorating for parties when my kids were little and thought that this could be fun. We knew that we had a budget to stick to but thought that it would be good if we could find a company that sold wholesale glow sticks.
We had chosen an eighties theme and wanted to have lots of glow sticks and maybe even some glow bands if we could afford to buy them. I started searching online for a company that sold the wholesale glow sticks first, and found two. Only one of the companies sold glow bands too. I was able to get the bands for a much cheaper price than expected because of the huge quantity of glow sticks that I ordered.
Our party was so cool. It of course went on into the early hours of the next morning but once the sun went down and we turned off the lights, the glow sticks and glow bands came out and turned the entire building into a big glow in the dark ball. Even Santa had shown up bearing gifts and bonuses for everyone. He had his glow bands on, that was one cool looking Santa.
I had a great time helping with the decorations and organizing the themed party. We are already planning next year’s party.
Posted by Lasey on August 7th, 2009
When my friend Tom and I were let go from our delivery jobs we thought that we could open our own delivery company and do a much better job than the company that had just let us go. We decided to find a building to work out of first, and then apply for a commercial mortgage.
My brother in law was a commercial mortgage advisor and I knew that he would try and get us the best loan and mortgage rates that we could qualify for. We called and set up a meeting with him, to discuss all of our options. He told us that if we wanted to get a commercial mortgage loan then we would have to put down at least twenty percent of the cost of the building.
If we could get more than twenty percent to put down as a down payment, we could possibly qualify for better mortgage rates and better loans. We were not sure if we could come up with more than twenty percent, but we were going to try.
We ended up putting down twenty five percent for our commercial mortgage loan and that I think was the part that helped us get approved very quickly. We have since closed on our new building and have started to pick up many accounts, even a few which used to use our old company.