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Recent inquiries from our members indicate that Equifax has now embarked on a direct calling campaign to pawnbrokers marketing their Military Lending Act non-Social Security Number product.
The pawn industry had a big day last Thursday, February 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee conducted a hearing entitled “Examining De-risking and its Effect on Access to Financial Services”.
The House Financial Services Committee hearing on February 15, 2018, titled “Examining De-risking and its Effect on Access to Financial Services,” was a positive step forward for the NPA and pawnbrokers. The hearing covered the issue of discontinuance and the related impact to small business.
In this memorandum, we answer four basic questions about the ability of pawnbrokers to take virtual currency in payment for goods or services, or to use them to pay for goods or services. We will address some issues that might arise in accepting virtual currencies as collateral for pawn transactions in a second document to follow.
In early December 2017, NPA President Tim Collier, Government Relations Committee Liaison and Past President Fran Bishop, and Washington Counsel Cliff Andrews were granted a meeting at the Pentagon with DOD personnel and financial readiness officials. Here is our report.
School Music Programs That Have Suffered from Tornadoes, Floods, Hurricanes and Fires Will Receive Musical Instruments from Pawnbrokers with the help of The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation and Music Rising