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Rick Harrison – Buy Gold Or Field Work?

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Pawn Stars takes Rick Harrison out into the field more, making the show more interesting by not spending the majority of the time in the shop.

Watching a pawn shop show has just so long to be a series. This holds true for any cable or network series; the lifespan is finite. Making the material interesting enough to draw a large viewing audience is something that producers probably lose sleep over at some point.

Even so, the current task at hand will involve understanding what the viewing public want to see. Are they interested in drama, action, mysteries, comedy, and so on? The answer is what will drive the motivation to create something bold enough and cutting-edge to hit those elusive top numbers.

An example here is the Pawn Stars series on the History Channel, their content cannot be about clients constantly coming in to pawn gold, pawn jewelry, sell a watch, etc. No, they have to really beef up the antics or drama; make it interesting for the viewership. Industry trends have been for many, many years to include some form of conflict with humor and at least one person being clueless about most everything.

It appears that the executives over Pawn Stars is seeing the need to get the show out of the famous pawn shop and into the field more. This means that, to some extent, the items being sold to the shop will be bigger, stranger, and more challenging to make a profit from after committing to a purchase. All of this can really create a whole new appeal for those used to seeing words flying, pranks being played on Chumlee, or hearing the boss (Dad) make off-handed remarks ensuring that everyone remembers who is boss.

I say if they find that appeal factor to draw in larger numbers and a different demographic, absolutely fantastic! Why, you may ask? This is what creativity in reality shows is all about, connecting with those who pay the bills and look for entertaining television. Okay, Pawn Stars, go for it and all the best!

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Buy Gold Jewelry To Be Selfless And Not Self-Absorbed

To many people, life has somewhat of a strange way of working out for the most part. It is not to say that circumstances could have not been better, but that all aspects of their existence was manageable. Funny how we get wrapped in a routine of work, children, marriage, and so on to find out later that time has just flown by. Although life has been okay, there are decisions that could be reflected upon that most people would probably change if given a second chance. This is not a bad thought; just remember that dwelling on the past is not necessarily healthy.

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Life's simple designs can sometimes be all that is needed to inspire and motivate someone to improve their life.

Oddly enough, and general speaking, the larger majority of individuals find that there are aspects of their relationships or profession that they aspire to improve. The biggest problem is that the fundamental knowledge to successfully do so is lacking. This does not imply that ignorance plays a role, it simply identifies a need for a demographic or sector of the population that could use some positive and pointed input to get a little help on how to best approach making changes in their lives.

Some folks have determined that being able to afford certain things in life will make all of the difference. Boosting self-confidence by being more superficial and materialistic, and becoming someone they have never been for the sake of getting a new-found attention are not some of the recommended paths to take in a self-improvement process.

There are those also who may use purchasing power as a means for validating certain behaviors. Of course, this is not to say that buying that special someone in life a gold ring or seeking a place where they sell jewelry with the intent of spending some serious cash is a bad idea. These occasions are for being completely selfless and imparting of your substance for the benefit of someone else.

Pursuing a positive and productive path for improving certain aspects of life can be one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling experiences. Seek out those who can help you achieve goals that will ultimately establish a new course of action to a life of happiness and an improved self-esteem and confidence driving and sustaining a new energy in life.

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Financial Industry Woes Are Pawn Broker’s Gold

Nation-wide success of pawn shops is not a coincidence or a fluke. There are several contributing factors that have made the past five years the most profitable for this misunderstood industry. When people in very high and influential places were making decisions in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s regarding the financial industry, little did they know just how detrimental it would be on a global scale. Likewise, little did they know how much it would influence the growth of the pawn brokering business.

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Finding that pawn shops were truly a great option, millions of people have enjoyed the great deals due to the economy the past several years.

It did not take long for individuals to recognize the potential for being able to get great deals, and also to come across some much needed cash. The business of a pawn shop is set up to handle the onslaught of used personal property being sold to them in droves. Some examples include those who did pawn gold, sell jewelry, and even luxury items.

In the process, what actually surprised those who had not even considered the effects of a down economy on pawn shops was the explosion of interest in not only selling, but buying from these entrepreneurs.

Having such tremendous opportunity and outstanding inventories of products from simple electronics up to luxury boats, pawn brokers saw an opportunity to provide a wonderful retail experience to customers. With no snags to speak of industry-wide, pawn businesses grew substantially in assets and cash flow. During this period, the cable industry tapped into some of this success by springing up a couple of reality shows – Pawn Stars and Cajun Pawn Stars.

Overall, the owners of these successful pawn brokers have been able to provide financial services to customers when other companies in the private sector were unable to due to issues in the banking industry. The next time you may think that a pawn shop is not a good option for retail shopping, think again. They have accumulated tremendous inventories over the years with great deals attached just waiting for you, the next customer, to cash in on their good fortune.

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Dig Deep – Dig Often – Dig For Gold

Dig deep, dig often, and dig for gold. This little phrase speaks volumes when talking about pawn shops. The variance in what the pawn brokering industry will be glad to take off of your hands runs wide and deep; wide in the sense of a spectrum of items, and deep refers to just how much you want to pawn.

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The industry has been around for a very long time and has progressively done extremely well, especially in the past several years. Reason for a tremendous growth that most notably started about four years ago range from the rich off-loading discretionary luxury items to the less fortunate simply needing cash. Some of the most successful pawn shops are located in the more well-off locations around the country. Whether it is in some prominent locale in California or at some Boca Raton pawn shop, there is money out there to spend when the deals are too great to ignore.

What has transpired in these past few years is a market literally saturated by those who just had would sell jewelry, boats, cars, or pawn gold in any form. This unloading has created a very lucrative pre-owned market that those with discretionary cash can have a field day with when it comes to shopping for bargains. Deals on a Rolex, Cartier, or on some really elegant jewelry are almost unbelievable.

On the other hand, there are those who really do not have much to spend, but find the opportunity too great to pass up on some power tools, electronics, and outdoor or sporting goods. This inventory is a result of those who elected to dig deep, dig often, and dig for that unwanted gold.

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Is It A Pawn Or A Sell?

At a time in your life when things may be a little tight or some extra cash would be handy for the interim, considering how to quickly obtain that money may not yield a positive result instantly. However, it is important to remember that making sudden decisions at any time is not always the best approach. In fact, personal experience has proven this time and again. It is always better to take the time necessary to weigh the available options for determining the best outcome.

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Deciding to sell or pawn your personal property is the most important decision in the process of doing business with a pawn shop.

A very popular and successful possibility exists when considering utilizing the business of pawn shops. There is a choice to be made that will either provide the amount of money you truly needed, or you can be left with less than you needed and expected. Approaching such an important decision with some forethought can save some real heartache and frustration. Before jumping off of that train while it is still moving, decide if the best option is to sell to a pawn shop or to simply open a pawn account to retain possession when the note is paid off.

There will be those who honestly think that they will not receive as much by pawning their item or items rather than selling to the pawn shop. This is a bit confusing and can leave you with more questions than you started with initially. Putting the options into perspective, it is important to understand the primary purpose of either selling or pawning an item.

Selling has a simple meaning that tells the pawn shop representative you are not interested in retaining ownership at any time. No matter the reason for not wanting to keep the piece of property, once it is sold, you are relinquishing any and all rights to the property at that time.

If you pawn your property, this is making a clear statement that you want to keep it after paying off the note. Some have taken the notion that they will pawn an item for a better cash amount versus selling. Pawn brokers have a great sense of value on used items and they will not put their business at risk; indeed, they are a business, not a charity. Decide if you want your property back at some time or if it is fine to let it go. This can help with using a pawn shop the way it was designed and to your advantage, too.

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Cajun Pawn Stars Could Be New Hit

Now, there is a point at which something original does not need a sequal or spin-off. Case in point, the hit reality show, Pawn Stars, is indeed a hit. The amount of attention Corey, Chumlee, and the crew receive has grown substantially since its debut. Being in its fourth season, there appears to be more of the same and less of Corey; he lost 115 pounds. At any rate, the whole notion that another pawn reality TV show is necessary or will be popular is a stretch at best. Move the concept to a part of the country where community spirit about being Cajun is strong and proud, then kick it a few times in the teeth and you get the Cajun Pawn Stars.

I say “…kick it in the teeth…” because the folks have apparently not entirely welcomed this show to their neighborhood, and yet, they are going to get this nation-wide coverage anyway, like it or not. Some comments on the Internet are not even close to being favorable. It makes you wonder what the producers, creators, and so on, were thinking and who they did not bother to speak with to get a feel for the cultural response to their idea. Of course, all of this is opinion that opposes the new series.

On a lighter side, the show is promoting a little twist to shake up the usual pawning aspect of the show. For example, instead of seeing a lot of people sell gold, jewelry, or their fancy watches, you are likely to see a bovine beast traipse across the floor or a donkey grace the television set. Yes, this will be entertaining to some. Let’s agree to give this series a chance and see just how much it makes you laugh and smile. Who knows? It could be a huge hit and become a pleasant surprise.

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Corey Harrison Loses A Lot And Wins Even More

Weight loss programs has been a lucrative business for at least 30 years or so. Back in the early 1980’s, there began to be a fever for exercise, weight management products and programs, and aerobics. All of this took off and some very in-tune entrepreneurs cashed in big time. As time progressed, the industry went through the digital age and awakened to a whole new approach of shedding the pounds. Somewhere along the way, science took hold and created a huge empire of supplements for the purpose of losing pounds.

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Lap Band procedures have helped people from all walks of life, including some more popular folks like Corey Harrison of Pawn Stars.

Most recently, in the last decade, bariatrics took off, surging in popularity and frequency of occurrence. The medical doctors who began investing a lot of time and educational in-service energy in this field of study would become astoundingly successful. Timing of this science is interesting to say the least. With the onset of popular video games, fast food availability, and processed foods, obesity became an epidemic, literally, affecting adults and children alike. While I have not heard of a Lap Band surgery being performed on anyone younger than 18 years of age, it has turned out to be one of the most popular forms of weight loss surgery across the country.

Not only does the general public now have access, the cost has dramatically decreased allowing for more and more insurance companies to be more apt to approve the procedure. It is still a very successful way to shed some unwanted weight and is even used by those considered to be stars or popular actors. Recently, in fact, Corey Harrison of the new hit show Pawn Stars has taken the initiative to change his habits and take better care of his health losing 115 pounds; great job Corey!

Part of the process for improving his health included a Lap Band surgery in an attempt to get off of medications, avoid becoming a diabetic, and eliminate the pain in his hips and legs. To sell jewelry, gold, and other luxury items, it takes energy and focus when working with customers. The whole work day, according to Corey, is so much easier. Perhaps, this is something that will inspire others to consider a similar path for becoming healthier for the new year.

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Pawn Gold For Cash In Boca Raton

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Boca Raton, Florida is home to very successful Boca Raton Pawn.

Some of the most important parts of considering a pawn loan have to do with your desire to retain ownership of the gold or jewelry you are considering to sell. It has been found that most people who deal with a Boca Raton pawn shop are likely to need cash in hand. With the struggling economy and so many people being out of work, the industry of pawn brokering has literally exploded into a competitor among retail businesses.

Searching the Internet has also become a means by which individuals, or potential customers as the industry likes to call them, have a source for directing them to those pawn shops that tout the best deals around. Selling or pawning an item is the real choice that one needs to consider. Sell gold, sell jewelry, sell IPads, or any other item, and you can receive cash almost immediately. The only problem some may see with doing this is that the sell is final. Seller’s remorse plays no part in trying to recover an item that is sold. For those who make the decision to sell, it is usually a firm one and they do not look back and feel as though they made a poor choice.

There is a safe method for retaining your valuables in the future if a short-term cash fix is all that is needed; pawn your goods. It is not unusual for those with means during a more prosperous and robust economy find their situation being rather desperate and needing a sudden influx of cash. Boca Raton pawn shops are designed to accommodate their needs as well. High-end items are something these pawn brokers specialize in and are prepared to offer some really good prices. So, take heart and know that Boca Raton pawn shops have your back and want to help you in any way possible when the need for cash-in-hand is critical.

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Pawn Smart! How to be a Pawn Star Yourself!

Treasure in your closet? Treasure in your jewelry? Treasure on your shelf? Many of us are looking for ways to get money since our discretionary income has all but disappeared.  Many of my friends are going to pawn shops to get a loan or extra money.  One thing I know for sure, not all pawn shops are created equal.  It is a good idea to do your research and find a good and reputable pawn shop and ask many questions.  Nothing good comes of blindly handing over your precious items when you are down on your luck, then to have it disappear without getting your money or item back.

Boca Raton’s own Lee Josephson from Boca Raton Pawn was recently quoted in Fox Business, “A lot of times people will ask about the interest rate, but forget about the fees”. Sometimes the fees are so hidden and so massive, that the customer could get “robbed” of their money before they have even walked out the door.  With that just being one of the many questions to ask.

Here are a few more to remember:

*How long have you been in business?
*Are you insured?
*What happens if the shop is robbed and my item is stolen?
*Do you require paper work?
*Where will my stuff be kept?
* Will I get notifications of when my bill is due?

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You Can Get Big Money From The Right Pawn Shop

Proper paper work and full knowledge of your state’s pawn shop  laws are a good way to make sure you are dealing with an honest shop.  For instance, In Florida, paw shops are required to make a copy of your driver’s license and take a thumb print to have on file for all of their customers.

Lastly, make sure you leave with all of your paperwork, including copies of the paperwork the shop manager made you sign for! Especially the receipt, because that could be one of the hidden fees they can (and some do)! charge for!

Remember, don’t just run out and pawn when desperate times are amongst, pawn SMART! Pawn iPhones, iPads or other Apple Products today!

Read more: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2011/07/22/pawn-shop-101-what-to-know-before-pawn/#ixzz1TX6KdehY

Boca Raton Pawn Stars: A Peek Into Our Shop

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Boca Raton Pawn is centrally located in the beautiful city of Boca Raton, Florida directly across the street from Mizner Park on Federal Hwy. Family owned and operated, Boca Raton Pawn specializes in short term pawn shop loans on a wide variety of items. These items include jewelry, watches, diamonds, precious metals, art, automobiles, collectibles, tools, electronics, musical instruments and much more. If you have something of value that we have not mentioned, just give us a call or email for a free evaluation.

We have an extensive clientele that is actively seeking fine estate jewelry items including heavy gold jewelry, diamond jewelry, platinum jewelry and designer jewelry. We also have customers that are interested in purchasing luxury watches. Because of this interest, we are motivated to provide you with the highest returns on your watches. Bring in any luxury brand. Luxury watches from famous Swiss companies such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier and many more are in high demand.

Boca Raton Pawn is one of the largest buyers of jewelry, watches, diamonds and precious metals in Boca Raton. We are located conveniently on Federal Hwy directly across the street from Mizner Park.

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Local Pawn Shop Helps Catch Crooks: Boca Raton Pawn

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As I do from time to time, I type “pawn shop” into the “news” tab on Google.com.  Usually the top stories read “Local Pawn Shop Robbed” or “Local Pawn Shop Owner Arrested for Buying Stolen Goods”.  However, today I read an article who’s title was “Pawn Shop Helps Detectives Find Thieves”.  Articles like this put a smile on my face.

The opinion on local pawn shop is that they are seedy places where crooks come to sell their stolen merchandise.  They’re dangerous and scummy.  This is a common misconception.  While the news articles always show pawnshops in a negative light there are more who do good than bad.

Pawnshops help people when they are in a time of need.  Many people can’t raise the cash necessary to pay bills month to month especially in a bad economy.  Pawnshops are here to give loans to people who have no where else to turn.  After the banks turn them down local pawn shop always have cash for them.

Also, pawnshops are great for law enforcement because if they do buy stolen goods unknowingly, they slow down the transfer of hands.  By law, pawnshops are required to hold the merchandise for 30 days after buying it before they can offer it for sale.  And if they give a collateral loan they will have the merchandise for at least 120 total days before selling it.  This gives police time to investigate the local pawn shop in the area after stolen merchandise has been reported.

Local pawn shop not only helps out their clients when times are tough, but they also indirectly help out law enforcement.  After reading an article that said a pawnshop helped in the process of returning stolen merchandise to victims I felt good that I work in one.  We’re here to help the public get cash and assist in any needs that law enforcement might have.

by, Seth at Boca Raton Pawn