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Mission, Texas, pawnshop robbed, thief on the run
Mission, Texas, pawnshop robbed, thief on the run
A thief is on the run in Mission, Texas. Police said the suspect robbed a pawn store with customers inside. The suspect reportedly walked into the shop like any customer. Mission Police Sgt. Ted Rodriguez explained the suspect was wearing a hoodie, ski...
What is holding back credit to small business?
What is holding back credit to small business?
The Westchester Bank CEO John Tolomer weighed in on the state of community banks and their relationship with small business in America. Tolomer explained why Brexit was not a major concern for community banks.
7 tips for complying with the new federal wage-hour regulations
7 tips for complying with the new federal wage-hour regulations
The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division recently disclosed the details of its final revised regulations relating to certain "white collar" salary exemptions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
Are pawnshops the new bank?
Are pawnshops the new bank?
American Jewelry and Loan Owner, and star of "Hardcore Pawn," Les Gold on why the business at pawnshops is an indicator of how the economy is doing and how they fill the short-term lending void not filled by banks. "We can tell you six months in advanc...
Juvenile accused of stealing handgun from Suffolk, Virginia, pawnshop
Juvenile accused of stealing handgun from Suffolk, Virginia, pawnshop
Suffolk Police have found the juvenile suspect accused of stealing a handgun from a pawnshop. Surveillance video shows the suspect walking around a gun display counter, and even peering over and reaching behind the counter.
Gold rises on post-Brexit bets central banks will step up easing
Gold rises on post-Brexit bets central banks will step up easing
Gold advanced as investors speculate central banks will have to continue supporting the global economy in the wake of Britain’s vote to quit the European Union. Gold’s investment case has been strengthened by the Brexit vote last week as th...
Woman cashes bogus payroll check at pawnshop, cops say
Woman cashes bogus payroll check at pawnshop, cops say
An Allentown, Pennsylvania, woman is facing theft and related charges after allegedly cashing a fraudulent payroll check at an Easton, Pennsylvania, pawnshop. Francheska Meraliz Rodriguez, 20, allegedly entered Two Rivers Pawn Shop on Dec. 9, 2014, and...
Woman claims she was pawnshop owner's murder-for-hire target
Woman claims she was pawnshop owner's murder-for-hire target
A Texarkana, Arkansas, woman filed a petition for a protective order alleging she was an intended target of Tri-State Pawn and Jewelry owner William "Bill" Duffer’s murder-for-hire plot. Duffer was arrested by Texarkana, police Friday for attempt...
Firearms stolen from Charlotte, North Carolina, pawnshop at gunpoint
Firearms stolen from Charlotte, North Carolina, pawnshop at gunpoint
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Armed Robbery Unit, in conjunction with the ATF, are asking for the public's help identifying the suspects responsible for an armed robbery from a business in the North Tryon Division. It ha...
Google defines search analytics impressions, position & clicks
Google defines search analytics impressions, position & clicks
Google has posted a help document named What are impressions, position, and clicks? This document is one of the most comprehensive and authoritative documents on how Google defines the metrics shown in the Google Search Console's Search Analytics repor...
Commonwealth's attorney calls for new pawnshop law
Commonwealth's attorney calls for new pawnshop law
A Kentucky pawnbroker is required by law to hold jewelry and other goods received for 90 days - unless the items were bought by the pawnshop.
Can you spot a fake customer review of your business?
Can you spot a fake customer review of your business?
We all know that companies would prefer to have only good reviews, and that company performance is largely motivated by obtaining such feedback because it helps businesses thrive. Reviews play an important role, as ReviewTrackers.com reports that 85 pe...
How do you like those Apples? Waning wow factor for iPhone a drag for Cook
How do you like those Apples? Waning wow factor for iPhone a drag for Cook
Remember when people were in awe of the Apple iPhone and the other smartphones that followed its lead? After nine years or so and about 1 billion iPhones sold, no one gets that excited anymore.
Rural pawnshops would face same regulation as city in Wisconsin community
Rural pawnshops would face same regulation as city in Wisconsin community
Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, will consider regulating rural pawnshops with a law mirroring one the city of Eau Claire adopted more than a decade ago. The County Board is scheduled to vote on an ordinance that would create regulations for pawnbrokers, ...
Are you paying yourself first? You should be
Are you paying yourself first? You should be
It's important as the head of your company that you feel good - emotionally, physically and mentally - which often requires cash to spend on personal care, well being or to lessen financial stress and have more stability in your life. If you are burnt ...
Seagate unveils hard drives with up to 10TB capacity
Seagate unveils hard drives with up to 10TB capacity
Seagate today announced a new line of hard drives with up to 10TB of capacity for desktops computers, network-attached storage and surveillance systems. The high-capacity drives, dubbed the Guardian Series, represent a 2TB increase over the capacity of...
How to build a website with WIX: Step-by-step guide
How to build a website with WIX: Step-by-step guide
Building your own business website with WIX is free and relatively straightforward. But if you're unfamiliar with the process, you might not understand how many different options are available for you to use on the platform. Here's a quick tutorial on ...
Self-employed? 4 tips for setting personal financial goals
Self-employed? 4 tips for setting personal financial goals
If you're among the 10.6 million Americans who are self-employed, you know that being your own boss brings some serious rewards. Steering your own vessel gives you a freedom and control that just can't be found in traditional employment. But there are ...
Rapaport to provide 100 percent natural untreated diamond melee
Rapaport to provide 100 percent natural untreated diamond melee
Rapaport Auctions and Trading is pleased to offer clients the opportunity to purchase parcels of melee that are 100 percent natural and untreated. Every single diamond in these parcels is tested using the latest Gemological Institute of America equipme...
AR-15 rifle among 19 weapons stolen from pawnshop
AR-15 rifle among 19 weapons stolen from pawnshop
Police are looking for two men and the 19 weapons they stole from a pawnshop in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The break-in happened at the Bayshore Pawn Shop. Detectives say the thieves made off with an AR-15 rifle, 15 hand guns, two black powder rifles and...
If payday loans go away, what replaces them?
If payday loans go away, what replaces them?
The lenders who advance poor people money on their paychecks charge exorbitant interest rates that often snare the most vulnerable customers in a cycle of debt, the industry's critics have long said. Yet even consumer advocates who loathe the industry ...
Silver prices will move much higher and faster than most people think
Silver prices will move much higher and faster than most people think
Historically, the silver price has a tendency to decline and rise way more and faster than most people expect. The recent 5-year decline is a good example of a decline that went lower than expected.
What to do after a fire shuts down your business
What to do after a fire shuts down your business
Although many of us go through great efforts to fireproof our home, we rarely bring this outlook into the workplace. While there's no replacement for a little bit of forethought and diligence, a fire at your place of business doesn't have to mean the e...
Pay reform bill seeks 3-year phase-in of new rules
Pay reform bill seeks 3-year phase-in of new rules
A new bill has been proposed that would give small businesses and others a three-year phase-in to handle a transition to new overtime regulations. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., introduced the Overtime and Reform Enhancement Act, legislation that would st...
USA on track for most gun sales this year
USA on track for most gun sales this year
Terrorism fears appear to be pushing more Americans to buy guns. FBI data show this was the busiest June ever for firearms dealers. Tom Hand continues to be busy – at his gun and pawnshop in Daphne, Alabama.
Suspected thief lifts pawned jewelry to sell at another pawnshop in Utah
Suspected thief lifts pawned jewelry to sell at another pawnshop in Utah
Orem police arrested a Provo man on suspicion of third-degree felony of retail theft from a pawnshop. Alex Ty Brereton, 19, was suspected of selling the stolen items to another pawnshop, according to police reports.
Dallas County sheriff's employee accused of pawning county gun
Dallas County sheriff's employee accused of pawning county gun
A Dallas County Sheriff's Department employee was arrested after officials said she pawned a county-owned gun. Katenia Johnson, 43, has been charged with theft of a firearm. She posted $1,500 bond and was released from the Dallas County jail.
How to check and repair a negative credit score for business loans
How to check and repair a negative credit score for business loans
Your credit rating plays an important role when you are trying to secure funds for your small business. It's therefore always a good idea to check and repair your credit to boost your chances of getting funds.
Firearms laws may be loose, but pawning presents problems in Oklahoma
Firearms laws may be loose, but pawning presents problems in Oklahoma
Gun laws vary from state to state, but with a strong gun culture in the area, Oklahoma's gun laws are among the most lenient in the country. But those who have run afoul of the law should think twice before pawning their firearms and then trying to get...
San Jose: Police crack down on pawnshops in burglary battle
San Jose: Police crack down on pawnshops in burglary battle
Burglary detectives are spearheading a crackdown on an array of San Jose pawnshops that in recent years have flourished unchecked as places to fence stolen property, police said. Detective Sgt. Michael Montonye, who heads the San Jose Police Department...
Former University of Oklahoma football player arrested for allegedly pawning police issued weapons
Former University of Oklahoma football player arrested for allegedly pawning police issued weapons
A former University of Oklahoma football player who was a part of a national championship team is now in trouble with the law. Michael Thompson started as a cornerback on OU's national championship team in 2000. In May of 2001, Thompson was critically ...
Californians on pace to buy 1 million guns in 2016
Californians on pace to buy 1 million guns in 2016
The soaring gun sale totals - which show 554,203 firearms sales through late July - come in the wake of mass shootings in Orlando and Dallas, followed by calls for gun control legislation. KPCC obtained the new data from the California Department of Ju...