Be Careful when Receiving Emails That Look Official

Many take for granted that when they see a seemingly official email from a trusted company arrive in their email inbox, that it is actually coming from the stated source. It is customary to open it and trust whatever it is that they are saying. Unfortunately, spam and phishing emails are more common than ever, so it is important to be diligent when viewing emails that you receive that look official. At times you will get an email from an address such as no-reply@accounts.google.com that seems to pertain to your Google or Gmail account. This has all the trappings of looking official, but it is really just spam. For some it is easier to spot that these as suspicious emails and know which ones to trust, but for others, it can be difficult to pinpoint what is real and what is fake. This is why it is good to adopt a practice of verifying the information on your own, not relying on just the content of the email you receive.

To make sure you are not the victim of a phishing email, it is best to never click on any link contained within an email and also refrain from providing any personal details or passwords if you accidentally click on the link. It seems simple, but can be difficult in practice given the sheer volume of suspicious emails you can receive. Instead, if you are concerned that the content of the email is important and need to verify it’s validity, visit the company site by typing their URL into your web browser and logging into your account to see about any notifications. Always do this manually, not clicking any links. Also check the company website for information about receiving phishing emails. Many times companies provide information and tips on identifying whether or not the email you receive is really sent by them. In the future, when you are positive that you receive official communication from the company, add their email to your list of contacts to help better identify messages that are truly about your account.

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The Current Prices for Scrap Metal

I know about a year ago, scrap metal prices were down, and I had a lot of scrap that I was going to sell, before I realized that the prices were way lower than what I was used to. At the time, I was not willing to sell at such low prices, and so I just took the stuff home and started piling it up in my backyard. I kind of forgot about it after awhile, and i need to check scrap metal prices to see what they are at right now, and hopefully they will be a lot higher than they were when I decided not to sell this stuff.

I need some extra money right now and so I am probably going to sell the scrap metal even if the prices are still low. But I would be really happy if they were back up higher, along the lines of what I had been used to for years prior to deciding to save all of that metal. I am not even sure how much metal I have to sell, but it is definitely over a thousand pounds. It is mostly brass, copper, and aluminum. All of which sell for enough money at scrap yards for them to be worth keeping.

I know a guy who used to take steel to the scrap yard, but that stuff is hardly worth anything, and you have to sell thousands of pounds of steel to a scrap yard in order to get any real money out of it. That is why you do not get but a few hundred dollars for scrapping and entire vehicle made of steel. But in any case, I hope to be able to look up the info on the current prices online because that would be easiest.

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