With Communities in Need, Financial Service Centers Are Essential Services

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BY ED D’ALESSIO from Morning Consult Even before the coronavirus pandemic that has challenged our nation’s financial system, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) called attention to the fact that over 60 million adults in the U.S. are either unbanked or underbanked (PDF). This figure, which equates to nearly one-third of all U.S. adults, demonstrates that…

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People Turn to Pawn Shops for Rent Money

People turning to Pawn Shops for Quick Cash

From NBC San Diego: NBC 7 Responds explains why pawn shops are still open during the coronavirus pandemic San Diegans are looking for ways to pay rent and some are turning to pawn shops. Tens of thousands of people have filed unemployment claims because they have had their hours cut, or lost their jobs due…

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Afternoon of a Pawnbroker

We are the bank for the unbanked

By Julia Rothman and Shaina Feinberg in the New York Times, Afternoon of a Pawnbroker tells the story of a New York pawn broker and the role in the financial lives of using them. Read More on the NY Times Car Pawn Of California We can deliver our vehicle pawn loans within minutes of receiving…

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