Due to their economically-sensitive business models, specialty chemical companies were hit hard during the economic downturn. In response, the entire plastics industry underwent huge cost-cutting efforts to deal with large revenue losses. When conditions finally stabilized, many of these same plastics companies found themselves with vastly improved cost structures. More importantly, the leaner operations are enabling these specialty chemical companies to generate substantial operating leverage.

Map out your drive. With the invention of the GPS, this is a piece of technology cake! Way back when, we didn’t have GPS’s we had MAP’s and it was hectic. My wife is the smartest woman I know, but if you put a map in her hand, its like kryptonite to superman – the folding and unfolding is also a mess. Save time and invest in one of these gadgets if planning on a road trip. You might even be able to rent one.

For the manufacturers the answer is simple. You should always use a dealer or an approved specialist. That way you can be sure the parts are manufactured to original equipment (OE) standard and will serve you well. If you’re looking for Lexus parts, for example, the manufacturer will always recommend you only buy the genuine article.

A few months ago, my spirit guide warned me not to buy any product that contained wheat gluten. This held true for pet food as well as people food. I was especially warned regarding store bought bread. As we are all aware, there was a massive recall recently regarding pet food that contained wheat gluten. A few days later we were finally told the contaminated wheat gluten was also earmarked for human consumption.

If you think that your junk vehicle is not worth much that no one will pay to buy junk cars, you are in for a big surprise. Unfortunately there are many who mistakenly think their car is worth nothing and actually PAY to haul their junk car to a ‘buy junk ‘ company. In most cases you can get some where between 200 to 600U$ based on type and condition of the vehicle with free towing. As a ‘buy junk car for cash’ business owner, I have even paid 800 $ for some vehicles because I knew that i can get at least 3000$ from the car parts or rebuild the car. Have you ever wondered why there are so many ‘buy junk cars’ service companies competing for your car that you think is worthless? Do a Google search and you will find at least two dozen ‘buy junk vehicles’ businesses in every city.

Does the company provide proper warranties for their auto parts? If yes, what kind of warranty do they provide? Return shipping expenses will be on the customer or will the company bear it? Will the company replace the spare part completely in case it goes bad? What’s the time duration (or for how many miles) the warranty remains valid?

Do some research into how you can develop a way to earn a passive income. Earning income passively is great because the money will keep coming to you without requiring that you do anything. This can take a lot of the burden off of paying bills.

You thought that, I have to sell my car can be dangerous if the sale is simply to supplement your cash flow. You can ask a friend or family member who you trust to look at the offer price you get make sure to ask for the right price.