Retailers Will Close on Thanksgiving Spelling Good News for Small Business

Want some good news for the holidays? Small business owners should be happy to hear that many...

Guest blog: Tips on Testing Jewelry Scrap Part 1

There is a continuing evolution and sophistication regarding the types of jewelry alloys you will...

Dave Larson named Director of Client Development for Data Age

Data Age Business Systems, developer of PawnMaster, the industry-leading pawn management software,...

Refiners vs. Smelters: The Benefits of Using an ACTUAL Refiner

Do you know the difference between a Refiner and a Smelter or Buyer? If you don’t, you’re not...

Instagram Removes Like Counts, How Should Marketers Adjust?

Instagram has a rollout program to measure what happens if they eliminate likes. It started in...

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One of the oldest rules about passwords is totally wrong

One of the oldest rules about passwords is totally wrong

Your school or workplace may require you to change your password every couple months or so to keep your account safe. It's a widely-implemented security recommendation. Except it's totally wrong. The Federal Trade Commission's chief technologist, Lorrie Cranor, busted...

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Are these the 10 qualities you need to be successful?

Are these the 10 qualities you need to be successful?

It’s unfashionable to ascribe success to talent. Hard work is a much more acceptable explanation in a meritocratic society. The truth, of course, is that some measure of both is required to achieve excellence. On its own, Edison’s 99% perspiration would have produced...

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Google Prohibits Payday Lending Ads, Buys Payday Lender

Google Prohibits Payday Lending Ads, Buys Payday Lender

Google has taken steps recently to control who can, and can't advertise. But after banning payday lenders, Google bought one of their own. Google’s “do no evil” mantra and the company’s sometimes arbitrary actions have been called into question time and again....

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Pawnbrokers sue DoD over MLA rule

Pawnbrokers sue DoD over MLA rule

The National Pawnbrokers Association is suing the Department of Defense over its Military Lending Act rule changes, asserting, among other things, that the DoD violated the Regulatory Flexibility Act by failing to consider the costs of compliance for small...

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