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 […]

Buying and Pawning Collectibles at a Pawn Shop

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

The market for collectibles has exploded in recent decades. Reality TV shows have shown just how lucrative collecting rare and valuable items can be. While the proliferation of information online has provided many novice collectors with the tools to make confident, informed purchases, there are also many challenges. Pawn shops are a great place to […]

Why it’s a good time to buy diamond jewelry.

An assortment of Diamond studs

Diamond jewelry is part of our culture. Diamonds symbolize wealth, status, commitment and love. For the past century a handful of diamond companies have had a monopoly on the diamond industry, dictating the market value of diamonds. That monopoly, however, has come to an end, and, for the first time diamonds are subject to supply […]