Best Mothers Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Mother’s Day gifts are all about honoring and celebrating the mom in your life, be that your biological mom, stepmom, an aunt, a grandmother, an older sister, or anyone who fills a maternal role. If you’re lucky, you’ll have at least one of these. But if you’ve hit the mom jackpot, then you’ll have all … Continued

Pawn Shops Track Stolen Items Using Online Database

One of the most common myths that people still believe about pawn shops today is that they are “shady” and may sell stolen items. One way that pawn shops are addressing this myth is by running items through a pawn shop stolen items database. It’s true: thieves often turn to pawn shops to attempt to … Continued

Quick Cash: How to Make 100 Dollars Fast

Almost everyone could use an extra $100. If you’re wondering how to make 100 dollars fast, there are several easy and quick ways you can try right now. Even if you don’t need it for bills, you can stick it away in a rainy day fund or an emergency fund for greater peace of mind. … Continued

Best Items to Pawn

When you’re in a hurry for extra cash, a pawn shop offers a fast and easy way to get money from a loan or by buying items outright; but what do pawn shops buy? If you have ever shopped at a pawn shop, you already have a general idea. The items they sell come from … Continued

What is a Pawn Shop?

In the past, there was a sharp division between people who did business with pawn shops and those who didn’t. If you asked the latter group “What is a pawn shop?” they would respond that it was a seedy place that dealt in stolen goods. Of course, that wasn’t really true then and it is … Continued

How the Military Lending Act Affects Your Visit to the Pawn Shop

History of the Military Lending Act Passed originally in 2006, the intention  of the Military Lending Act was to protect consumers, particularly those with low income, from what legislators consider to be “predatory” interest rates and other potentially “exploitative” lending practices. Since then, the MLA has been updated with newer forms of legislation. Despite what … Continued

Pawn Shop Escondido | How To Pick The Best Pawn Shop in Town

A walk through the city of Escondido will almost always lead you past more than one pawn shop. Escondido has more than its fair share of pawn stores, all of which look similar from the outside. It isn’t until you go through the doors with the plan to buy or sell items that the differences … Continued

Tips for Buying and Selling at a Pawn Shop

The rise in popularity of the reality show, Pawn Stars, led to a resurgence in the popularity of pawn shops. Follow these tips when at a pawn shop for buying and selling to help you make the most of your experience and protect yourself from possibly shady practices.  Tips When at a Pawn Shop How Pawn … Continued