Top 3 coolest items – Kara

Coolest items I’ve seen – Kara To be a fly on the wall in a pawn shop would be a fascinating thing! The items that have came through our store over the years have been nothing short of interesting. From signed Michael Jordan jerseys, a diamond about the size of a dime, to historical memorabilia[…]

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

By: Kara Blakeman Those of you who know me, I have a terrible time with focus. I am easily distracted and always have way too many things going on. I always have awesome ideas – or at least I think they are awesome – but have a hard time following through because I have so much[…]

Why Pawn?

Why pawn? By Kara Blakeman Did you know that pawn shops have been around for thousands of years? According to Pawn Shops Today, pawn transactions go back as far as 3000 years! There are records of loan transactions in ancient Chinese, Greek and Roman times. Crazy to think that pawning has been a method for[…]