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Year: 2021

A Secure Way to Buy and Sell Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

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SPONSORED CONTENT FROM GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, INC. The holidays are coming and many consumers are looking to...
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Assess Gems and Jewelry with Confidence through Continuing Education

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SPONSORED CONTENT FROM GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, INC. Gems and jewelry are perhaps some of the most high-value objects that you see...
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Frequently Asked Questions: Compliance with the Military Lending Act

Government Relations, Legislative Updates & Alerts

Updated November 23, 2021  We’re here with answers to NPA members’ recent questions on Military...
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36% Rate Cap Bill filed in the U.S. House of Representatives

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates, Legislative Updates & Alerts, Rate Cap

On November 15, 2021, H. R. 5974 the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act was introduced by Rep. Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia, (IL-D-4)....
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Full Disclosure at Your Fingertips

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SPONSORED CONTENT FROM GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, INC. Distinguishing natural diamonds from laboratory-grown stones – now more...
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Protecting Your Business and the Pawn Industry Following the CFPB’s Military Lending Act Enforcement Action against First Cash/Cash America West, Inc.

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates

November 16, 2021  The NPA has reviewed the CFPB’s Military Lending Act (MLA) enforcement action against First Cash, Inc./Cash...
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CFPB Commences Military Lending Act Enforcement Action Against  FirstCash, Inc. and Cash America West, Inc. 

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates

November 12, 2021  Earlier today, the CFPB filed an action in Texas federal district court against FirstCash, Inc. and Cash America...
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Tips and Tricks for Type 02 FFL Holders This Holiday Season from Armslist.com

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SPONSORED CONTENT FROM ARMSLIST.COM With the holiday season fast approaching, competition is going to be fierce.  Boost...
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Pawnbrokers and Banks

Government Relations

11/11/21 by Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison, NPA Past President What immediately comes to mind? We hope it is not ’The...
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Pull Your Weight!

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11/4/2021 by Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison, NPA Past President MOST OF US HAVE SEEN THE CARTOON DRAWING of one or two...
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Buy Now, Pay Later In The News

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates

11/4/2021  Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) is not just for online shopping. It is another option for extending credit to consumers on...
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Update On IRS Reporting Plan

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates

10/28/2021 Latest episode in the mini-series about an IRS reporting plan is…  Some media reports the plan is dead, but...
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Postal Banking Pilot Program Not Authorized by Congress

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates

10/28/2021 Ranking Members of the House Financial Services and the Oversight and Reform Committees sent a letter to the Postmaster General...
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