Writing an About Page for Your Business Doesn’t Have to Be Hard, Read These 4 Tips

Here’s a food for thought: as a modern, fairly tech-savvy small business owner, have you designed...

Leveraging For Success

Growing up in the 80s and being around pawn shops my entire life, I was surrounded by the stigma...

Data Age Business Systems Partners With Podium Customer Interaction Management

Data Age Business Systems, the developers of PawnMaster and Buy/Sell Plus, are proud to announce...

The Ins and Outs of the Diamond Recovery Process

The process of diamond and gemstone recovery from karat gold jewelry scrap is far more complex and...

Behind the Counter: Hire, Train, and Retain

Hiring new staff members for your store can be challenging; believe me, I know. But there's more...

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Ask Policeman Dan: How to Get Stolen Guns Back from Pawn Shop

Q: My guns were stolen from my pickup on a recent trip to town. I found them in a pawn shop but due to the fact that I did not record the serial numbers or mark them with my initials or a way to prove they were mine. The police are telling me that I can’t get my guns....

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What’s the alternative to payday loans?

There are more payday lending storefronts in the United States than Starbucks and McDonald’s combined. Lenders loan to about 10 million people every year — an $89 billion industry. The “free cash now!” ads on talk radio and daytime television are incessant. Earlier...

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Report: Feds must step into ring with payday lenders

A new staff report by the House Financial Services Committee concluded that stronger federal consumer protections are needed for Americans who’d consider payday lenders. Titled “Skirting the Law: Five Tactics Payday Lenders Use to Evade State Consumer Protection...

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Fliers Criticize Firearm Sales at Charlottesville Pawn Shop

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - In the wake of recent headlines about gun violence, a Charlottesville store owner is catching some criticism for what he sells. Tobey's Pawn on West Main Street sells a variety of goods, including firearms. Some people have taken an...

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