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Reporting Customer Information

Government Relations Updates, NPA News

Will the proposed $600 reporting of customers’ accounts affect the requirements on pawnbrokers? The discussions, speculation...
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10 Tips For Celebrating Employees

Expert Guidance, NPA News

While you are focusing on customers during National Pawnbroker Week, don’t forget the people who are critical to your success – your...
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Preliminary Injunction in the Illinois Rate-Cap Litigation Remains in Effect with No Appeal by the Attorney General

Government Relations, NPA News

October 12, 2021The September 7th GRC Update on the litigation brought by the Illinois Pawnbrokers Association, the NPA, and other...
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9 Ways To Grow Your Holiday Sales

Expert Guidance, NPA News

by Bob Phibbs, The Retail Doctor Even though the NRF is expecting a 10-13% jump in sales for 2021, the media will still be broadcasting how...
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Don’t Wait Until Christmas

NPA News

Everyone knows to get ready for the December holidays, but are you missing an opportunity in November? Thanksgiving weekend starts the...
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People of Pawn: Ben Levinson

By Pawnbrokers for Pawnbrokers, NPA News, People of Pawn

BEN IS A NATIVE OF GEORGIA and graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Marketing. He is a former President and Vice...
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Senator Durbin Files S. 2349 Establishes a 36% Cap on Fees and Interest

Government Relations, Legislative Updates & Alerts, Members Only, NPA News, Rate Cap

July 15, 2021 Cliff Andrews obtained a copy of S. 2349, which was filed yesterday, July 14th, by Senators Durbin (Illinois), Merkley...
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Ten practical lessons pawnbrokers can learn from our devastating fire

NPA News

The destruction of your business can teach you a lot. Here are a few of the most practical of those tips. On June 11, 2020, just before...
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5 Tax Reduction Strategies

Expert Guidance, Members Only, NPA News

~ Larry Oxenham will be speaking on this topic at Pawn Expo 2021 ~ administrator notice: content below memberonly folder=”Pawnbroker...
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NPA’s Team GRC Monitors All ‘Talk’ Of A Federal Rate Cap

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...
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NORTH CAROLINA’S TOP-RATED PAWN SHOP EXPANDS IN WILMINGTON

NPA News

Jeff Wilhelm, Director of Store Operations, National Jewelry & Pawn, will be presenting at Pawn Expo 2021! National Pawn and Jewelry...
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PEOPLE OF PAWN: JOSH DAVIS

NPA News, People of Pawn

How did you get started in pawn?                   I was Born! As...
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WHY PEOPLE FOCUS ON APR, & WHY THEY SHOULDN’T

Members Only, NPA News

 Recently, in a pawnbroker forum, the discussion turned to State Rate Caps on Payday Lenders. ...
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MEET THE NPA STAFF

Members Only, NPA News

With a “New Day” at the NPA, we bring you a new team of highly dedicated professionals working hard in every area to bring the pawn...
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PAWN EXPO 2021 IS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Members Only, NPA News

What is Pawn Expo? Pawn Expo is the largest and most comprehensive pawn industry convention and expo event in the U.S., bringing...
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