Select Page
Welcome to PawnMaster Nation!

What Pawn Shops Can Tell Us About the Economy ?

Pawn shops can tell 'us' a lot about the economy-- the more high-end technology, designer purses and even Fur-- YES, I said it-- FUR, that remains behind the storage counter, can serve as a forecast for the shape of our economy. Pawn Shops are notorious for having...

read more

Cleaning Up the Pawnbroker’s Image

We can't ignore the stigma that tags alongside  collateral loan businesses. Most of us with the assumption, that  customers are experiencing hard times, and selling their valuable assets may be the only option to keep them afloat....

read more

Vote to End “Operation Choke Point”

National Rifle Association President James W. Porter II wrote a great column that outlines the DOJ's "Operation Choke Point" program. He includes some samples of letters banks have sent to some retailers who are targets of this program. This is a must read for anyone...

read more

More Options for the Unbanked

Robocoin announced a new bitcoin wallet for consumers called Robocion Wallet. Robocoin CEO Jordan Kelley explained that the principal selling point unique to the new product is the ability for wallet users to instantly convert bitcoins to cash at its locations around...

read more

Predicting the Price of Gold – All Guess Work?

I review a lot of articles daily about gold prices. Generally they all say the price of gold will continue to drop.  Unless it doesn't. About half the articles talk about the gold drop, why it's dropping, and why it will continue to do so....

read more

Tobacco Dealers Feeling Choked By “Operation Choke Point”

It looks as if Operation Choke Point isn't going away anytime soon. Tobacco dealers seem to be the most recent target by the U.S. Justice Departments program to choke off the bank accounts of businesses it deems "high risk". It also appears the personal accounts of...

read more

Square Credit Card Processor Bans Gun Sales

The Square Reader credit card processor has become a valuable small business tool and is in use by hundreds of different businesses.  Taxis, contractors, photographers and even trade show exhibitors all enjoy the easy of use and portability Square offers. All you need...

read more