Pawn Shops: Economic barometer.
The National Pawnbrokers Association reports that there are over 30 million pawn store customers per year and they appreciate this unique form of credit and tend to borrow only what they need, as evidenced by the relatively low national average loan ...read more »
Pawn shop customers
Pawn shop customers come in every shape, size, and economic level. There are those who come in to browse for good deals for their coin collection, their gun collection, or their baseball card collection. There are those who come in to pawn or sell th...read more »
Pawn Shops Attract Upscale Clientele
Pawn shops are turning from the shady realm of the lower class to a place for rich people to get loans, the Wall Street Journal reports. The typical household income of a pawn shop customer is $29,000, but new middle- and upper-class clients are surg...read more »
Gold falls on easing euro zone fears
Gold prices eased on Friday as fears about the health of the global economy abated after successful debt sales by Spain and Italy encouraged investors to put their money in riskier asset.Bullion was still headed for a second straight week of gains on...read more »
Pawn Shops Don’t Deal in Stolen Goods
Pawn shops are a heavily regulated businesses that (depending on your region) are in constant contact with law enforcement agencies. Every item pawned or sold is cataloged, IDs are checked, and the data is sent to local law enforcement. Items sold or...read more »
How to Make Fast Cash by Getting a Pawn Shop Loan
Whenever you are in need of money in a hurry, banks can be difficult to use as a source. Whether you don’t have the required credit, lack the collateral, or just need money faster than they can give it to you, this isn’t always an option.
In so...read more »
History of Pawn Shops
For thousands of years, people all over the world have from time to time found themselves with one problem in common-the need for fast cash. And for almost as long, there’s been one easy way to solve it: To “pawn” personal items of value for a cash l...read more »
Cash for Gold Scams Exposed
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Florida Crime Rate Lowest in 42 Years
Earlier this month the Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported very good news for the Sunshine State: overall crime rates are now at their lowest point in 42 years. According to the agency, the state’s overall crime rate dropped by 6% for 2012...read more »