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Worldwide Pawn in Indiana debunking pawnshop myths
Kokomo Perspective
It’s time for a pop quiz on pawnshops. The current reality television trend is to delve into these second-hand stores, searching for drama, curiosity, and entertainment. But does the image depicted on TV accurately reflect the reality?
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Need some extra cash? Do you want to pawn it or sell it?
Metro WNY
As the economy continues to struggle more and more people are finding out the benefits of a pawnshop to get them through rough times. "If people need money it is easy access to quick cash," said owner of Big Pawn, Tim Heintz.
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4 keys to customer loyalty
Inc.
Why worry about safety? Because failing to do so could literally destroy your business. Besides the human loss, workplace accidents cost money and time. You could be liable for substantial penalties that could wipe out your business' cash flow. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration can assess huge fines for willful violations of safety rules, especially when they could result in death or serious physical harm.
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Homeland security seizes hundreds of counterfeit gun accessories in North Carolina
WNCN-TV
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Agents working with homeland security confiscated scores of fake gun parts from the home of a Cary, N.C., woman as part of what sources tell WNCN-TV is a larger investigation. Using search warrants, agents swept through Jennifer Tan's home and seized scores of items from her garage. "I sell lights, lasers and scopes," Tan told WNCN's Steve Sbraccia when he went to her home to ask about the raid.

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Regulations stop banks from serving the underbanked, unbanked
Moneynews
Why are more than 34 million Americans underbanked or lack any bank accounts whatsoever, conducting some or all of their financial transactions outside of the mainstream banking system?
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5 weird habits that make people successful and awesome
Fast Company
Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars and not settle for a jobs, but pursue careers. Thing is, during anyone's career, sometimes it gets weird — and getting weird can pay off. Over at Forbes, Jason Nazar gets it done.
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'Hardcore Pawn' experiences 'Frisky Business' on Tru-TV
Examiner
On a new episode of "Hardcore Pawn" at Detroit's famous American Jewelry and Loan, the Gold family was recently hit with thievery from within. Now they take measures to secure their business; however, everything has its limits.
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JPMorgan's new policy on payday lenders
The New York Times
JPMorgan Chase is moving to protect customers whose accounts are tapped by Internet-based payday lenders, planning to give those customers more power to stop withdrawals and close their accounts, Jessica Silver-Greenberg reports in DealBook. Under the changes, to be announced on Wednesday, JPMorgan is also limiting the fees it charges customers when the withdrawals trigger penalties.

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Unlicensed payday lenders ordered to stop lending in Idaho
The Idaho Statesman
Nine Internet payday lenders who aren't licensed in Idaho have been ordered to stop making loans in the state by the Idaho Department of Finance. The companies are scattered in countries around the world, including the West Indies, New Zealand, Canada and Belize, department officials say.

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Colorado gun sales skyrocket to all-time high as gun control debates heat up
KMGH-TV
Colorado gun sales have been at an all-time high over the past three months, and the increase is a direct result of gun control debates. The mere discussion of a ban on assault rifles in particular is flooding the state with assault rifles.

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3 skills to prevent leadership burnout
Entrepreneur
Owning your own business is enormously rewarding, but success can take a Herculean effort that often leads to isolation and exhaustion. Preventing burnout before it starts will strengthen your business and help you build a lasting career in entrepreneurship.
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4 things you need to be doing on social media — now
Entrepreneur
By now, if social media isn't a critical element in your online marketing strategy, it should be. Having a presence on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can add value to your product, to customer service and ultimately to your brand.
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