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How to get $1 million from 'The People's Bank'
Main Street
There's a new bank in town. One that can wire a million dollars in 15 minutes without checking your credit. No lengthy interviews, no invasions of privacy, no risking your home. If you need a quick pile of cash, it's time to check out "the people's bank." "Welcome to paradise," says Jordan Tabach-Bank of New York Loan Company. I've traversed a heavenly white lobby, passed the sleek security desk, eye scanners, metal detectors and computerized elevator to reach a "bank" so unique the owner even has "Bank" in his name.
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Workers bound during robbery at Burlington, NC, pawnshop
WGHP-TV
Police are searching for two men who tied up a pair of workers while robbing a pawnshop in Burlington, N.C.Police say they responded to a panic alarm at USA Pawn. When officers arrived, they met with the owner of the store and an employee, who had both been bound behind their backs.
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UK Pawn Stars: Hardcore Pawn
Daily Star
Regal Pawn in Chester will be the focus of "U.K. Pawn Stars". It is a British version of the U.S. TV series "Pawn Stars", which has become one of the most watched shows in the United States. However, they admit that sometimes punters think "pawn" means "porn".
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Are you ready for a gold iPhone?
Atlanta Journal Constitution
It appears Apple is ready to expand its two color options for the next generation iPhone to include a gold one. The first to report the speculation was iMore.com, followed by TechCrunch, 9to5Mac and AllThingsD. They said a gold iPhone 5S will be among options that have only included white and black . The newest iPhone is expected to be introduced Sept. 10, according iMore.com.
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Police: New Jersey teenager stole jewelry, recruited man to help pawn goods
The Express-Times
A Hackettstown, N.J., teenager stole $600 worth of jewelry from a townhouse and then recruited a Pompton Plains, N.J., man to help him hawk the goods, police said. The 17-year-old, who was not named due to his age, allegedly stole two pairs of earrings Monday from a home.
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Long-term unemployment: A weak link in a fragile recovery
TIME
The 2008 financial crisis has left us with no shortage of economic problems, but among the most worrisome is the scourge of long-term unemployment. Though the official unemployment rate has fallen from more than 10 percent in October 2009 to 7.4 percent today, the labor market remains a brutal place for the 4.2 million long-term unemployed, whom the Labor Department defines as workers who have been out of work for six months or more.
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Can I pawn my car title for extra cash?
Bankrate.com via Fox Business
Dear Driving for Dollars,
I need some money and my credit isn't great, so the bank won't give me a loan. I own my car and I was wondering if I can pawn the car title to get a loan?

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Keep the profit, reduce taxes, protect assets: Own your own insurance company
By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, and Carole Foos, CPA
As income taxes and insurance costs have increased in 2013 for many pawnbroker businesses and their owners, a popular question we have been hearing lately is, "Would owning part of a small insurance company help my business become more financially efficient?" If your business currently generates over $3 million of revenues and you would like to increase profits, reduce taxes, protect assets and potentially lower insurance costs, then this article should be of high interest.
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Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison: 'People get a kick out of my show'
Metro
Every recession has a silver lining and, for Rick Harrison, business is booming. The force behind The World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, he acknowledges that the economic downturn is a key factor in making him a TV star.
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Hardcore Pawn star wins NPA Pawnbroker of the Year Award
DBusiness Magazine
The National Pawnbrokers Association, the leading trade association representing the pawn industry, announced the nomination and unanimous selection of Seth Gold, star of the Tru TV's hit series Hardcore Pawn, as NPA's "Pawnbroker of the Year" for 2013.

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Motorola's Moto X expects to rival iPhone 5, Galaxy S4
Small Business Trends
If you’re planning to buy new smartphones for your business this summer, better hang on. Motorola is expected to introduce four new phones soon including its new "flagship," the Motorola Moto X, and three Droid phones specifically for Verizon Wireless. All four phones represent a significant milestone.

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5 business lessons you can learn from MMA stars
American Express' OPEN Forum
Mixed martial arts is more than just jump-kicks and obscure kung fu pressure points. Here are 5 valuable lessons you can learn from these athletes.

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2 types of video to build your business
Small Business Trends
Online video is exploding. It's now the most popular online advertising format, beating out Facebook and Google Adwords. If you have anything to sell, promote or explain, you’d better be using video to help do it.
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Livonia, Mich., board strikes down new pawnshop
WWJ-TV
As residents in one Livonia, Mich., neighborhood take a sigh of relief, one business man is upset his proposal to run a pawnshop was turned down. The Livonia Planning Commission decided against Mark Aubrey's proposal to build a Motor City Pawn Brokers at a vacant, free-standing gym.
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