Lawsuit filed against 2015 Amendment to the 2007 Military Lending Act

According to an article by the online publication Courthouse News Service, a lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in hopes of invalidating a 2015 Amendment to the 2007 Military Lending Act that would require pawnbrokers to check via an internet military database whether borrowers are members of […]

Six Tried And True Valentines Gift Ideas

Man in a suit scratching his head with a confused look.

Every year, those of us in relationships rack our brains over the perfect gift to get our partners for Valentine’s Day. It’s a great opportunity to be creative and show someone how much we care for them. There is no shortage of viral videos portraying elaborate schemes or meticulously orchestrated maneuvers meant simply to communicate […]

What items does Modell Collateral Loans Accept as Collateral?

A close up photo of a high end watch, one of many items that Modell Collateral Loans Accepts as Collateral

At Modell, we specialize in high-end, luxury watches, jewelry, diamonds and precious stones. If you are interested in using your item of value to obtain a pawn loan from Modell, we accept gold or platinum jewelry with or without diamonds or other precious stones, including rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, cufflinks & gold coins. We also […]

Four Reasons to do business at a pawn shop.

The famous three gold balls sign of a pawnbroker's shop, above a street in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, eastern England.

If you’re one of millions of Americans who’ve never visited a pawn shop before, you may be missing out on some of the most value-oriented retail and short-term credit resources. Many consumers have preconceived ideas and misconceptions about pawn shops. However, one visit to a welcoming, upscale pawn shop will shatter those misconceptions and have […]