While couponing and timing sales can be a good money saving strategy when it comes to bargain shopping, don’t forget about the opportunities at resale stores, where you can also shop for brand names. Sometimes it can take a while to be effective at shopping thrift, but you’re bound to found something beautiful and functional for […]
It’s summer, so let’s have some fun! How about we have a couple contests, see who can submit the coolest garage sale find or the funniest yard sale sign? Better idea! You tell us what kind of contest to have, and we’ll come up with some prizes for most liked/shared photos via social media!
So how does one become a “Garage Sale Millionaire?” Our own Aaron LaPedis, AKA “The Garage Sale Millionaire” shares his tips: EDUCATE YOURSELF: Reality TV is not always reality, BUT, shows like Antiques Roadshow and Pawn Stars can still be good teaching mechanisms in that you can learn what items are in demand and how the experts appraise them. Become an […]
The holiday season can be filled with traditions, spending quality time with family, and rejoicing over the spirit of the season. Unfortunately, at the same time, it can also be one of the most financially straining times of the year. Between the costly expenses of airline tickets, road trips to grandma’s house, and purchasing gifts […]
A Pawnbroker, is an individual or business (Pawn Shop) that offeres secured loans to people with items of personal property they use as collateral. The word “pawn” is derived fromt he Latin ‘pignus’ for “pledge,” and the items having been pawned to the Broker are themselves called pledges or pawns (collateral). There are more than 12,000 […]
Educating your customers is a great way to gain a loyal following in your community and industry. In a society where information flows freely and quickly, many people don’t have a lot of time to research and gather information before making decisions in their best interest. Customers count on their local businesses to provide unbiased […]