NPA’s Team GRC Monitors All ‘Talk’ Of A Federal Rate Cap

Mark Campanale NPA News

First and foremost, as of this date there has been no federal rate cap bill filed in either the House or the Senate. If there had been, you would have already heard about it from us. On a daily basis NPA’s Washington Counsel, Cliff Andrews follows any and all things that could impact the pawn industry through continual communication with Congressional …

Get To Know Your Customers, One Transaction At A Time

Mark Campanale Expert Guidance

~ JEFF WILHELM WILL BE SPEAKING ON THIS TOPIC AT PAWN EXPO 2021! ~ BY JEFF WILHELM DIRECTOR STORE OPERATIONS NATIONAL PAWN AND JEWELRY My thoughts as I see the landscape of the industry today, and how our behaviors have to change. Who do you work for? As leaders, pawnbrokers, and business owners over the years, we may have taken …

MEMBERS OF THE 117TH CONGRESS

Mark Campanale Government Relations Updates

Team GRC is following closely as the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives begin announcing the Members of the 117th Congress who will be serving on all the committees in each chamber. The list of Democrat Representatives tapped to serve on the House Financial Services Committee has just been released by Chairwoman Maxine Waters. The complete list of all …

MILITARY ACT COMPLIANCE

Mark Campanale Government Relations Updates

Yes, pawnbrokers must comply with the Military Lending Act (MLA). We informed you in December of action by the CFPB against LendUp Loans, LLC an Oakland, California based online lender that offers single-payment and installment loans to consumers for violations of the MLA. A recent settlement reached by the CFPB would require LendUp to provide $300,000 in repayments to consumers …