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  • Thanks, Uncle Jimmy!

    Posted On : April 9, 2018

    “My mentor, who introduced me to the jewelry and pawn industry, passed away unexpectedly this past February. His name was James Martin (Uncle Jimmy to me) and was from Sarasota, FL, formerly of Crown Point, IN.”


  • A Little Glitter Never Hurt

    Posted On : April 2, 2018

    Oregon is home to a number of recognizable names: Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Mount Hood, Pendleton, and a five-store pawn operation called All That Glitters Jewelry and Loans.


  • From Your Pocket to Theirs: Future Business Leaders Scholarships

    Posted On : March 26, 2018

    If you, or one of your customers, know a college student in need of tuition help, now is the time for them to apply for a Future Business Leader (FBL) scholarship from NPA.


  • Fieldstone Jewelry and Pawn: Georgia On My Mind

    Posted On : March 19, 2018

    Lisa Little recently earned her Certified Pawn Professional (CPP) designation and became the program’s first female recipient.


  • Examining De-risking and its Effect on Access to Financial Services

    Posted On : February 18, 2018

    The House Financial Services Committee hearing on February 15, 2018, titled “Examining De-risking and its Effect on Access to Financial Services,” was a positive step forward for the NPA and pawnbrokers. The hearing covered the issue of discontinuance and the related impact to small business.


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