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National Pawnbrokers Association Announces New Member Benefits

National Pawnbrokers Association offers pawnbrokers three new member benefits focusing on legal protection and business services Southlake, TX – The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) is proud to announce new additions to the roster of benefits NPA members will receive in 2020. The new benefits include LegalShield, Best Pawnbrokers to Work For Program, and Operating Performance Benchmark. 

Federal Rate Cap Legislation Markup will NOT include H.R. 5050 on December 10, 2019

UPDATE Federal Rate Cap Legislation – H.R. 5050 and S. 2833 Your NPA Team GRC has learned this morning that the House Financial Services Committee Markup on December 10, 2019, will NOT include H.R. 5050. We feel comfortable in the belief that all of the hard work and worn shoe leather on Capitol Hill by NPA Lobbyist, Cliff Andrews,

Update: Federal Rate Cap Legislation

November 8, 2019 NPA’s Government Relations Committee just received information that the federal rate cap legislation we were originally advised would be in next week’s mark-up of bills coming before the House Financial Services Committee has been removed from the list along with a few others. However, it is expected to be included in the

MEMBER ALERT! FEDERAL RATE CAP LEGISLATION: November 6, 2019

NPA’s Government Relations Committee has learned of language being drafted on Capitol Hill that would apply the Military Lending Act (MLA) 36% Annual Percentage Rate Cap to all consumers just as if they were a “covered borrower” active duty member of the military, spouse or dependent(s). The draft we have seen thus far includes all

Nicholas Fulton Awarded Young Professional of the Year by National Pawnbrokers Association

Pawnbroker Nicholas Fulton was recognized at the Annual Awards Luncheon during Pawn Expo 2019 in Las Vegas. Southlake, TX – The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) is pleased to announce that Nicholas Fulton of USA Pawn in Ridgeland, MS was selected to receive the 2019 NPA Young Professional of the Year Award. Mr. Fulton accepted the award

Beth Anundi Receives the National Pawnbrokers Association’s 2019 Pawnbroker of the Year Award

Beth Anundi of Capital Pawn Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony at Pawn Expo 2019 in Las Vegas Southlake, TX – The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA), the only national trade association representing independent pawnbrokers, named Beth Anundi of Capital Pawn in Salem, OR as the recipient of the NPA 2019 Pawnbroker of the Year Award. Beth co-owns,

Michael Mack of Max Pawn Receives the National Pawnbrokers Association Award for Outstanding Community Relations

Michael Mack accepted the prestigious award at the National Pawnbrokers Association Annual Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas. Southlake, TX – The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) is pleased to name Max Pawn as the 2019 recipient of the NPA Outstanding Community Relations Award. Michael Mack, of Las Vegas-based Max Pawn, accepted the award at the Annual Awards

Leaderato Receives National Pawnbrokers Association Industry Partner of the Year Award

National Pawnbrokers Association Presents Annual Award to Leaderato at Pawn Expo in Las Vegas Southlake, TX – The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) announced today the selection of Leaderato as the 2019 NPA Industry Partner of the Year. The San Diego-based firm, headed up by pawn industry educator, Yigal Adato, was recognized at the Annual Awards Luncheon