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COVID-19 Update 5/14/20

We are still social distancing in our store, and ask our customers if they are feeling under the weather please do not visit the store. We are still offering over the phone payments on layaways and pawns.

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Do Pawn Loans Negatively Affect Your Credit Score?

October 19, 2021

If you’re considering pawning an item, you may be wondering what impact your pawn loan will have on your credit score. After all, it’s very important that you maintain a good credit score throughout your life. You may also be worried that a low credit score will impact the terms associated with your pawn loan.

 

How Do Pawn Shops Put a Value on Your Electronics?

September 22, 2021

Your local pawn shop will buy and pawn used electronics like computers, newer generation cell phones and other lightly-used electronics depending on their estimated value, working condition and the demand of the item. It’s important to note that electronics don’t typically hold their value over a certain period of time.

 

What Happens to Your Pawned Items?

September 22, 2021

When you pawn an item of value, you receive the cash right away and then you’ll have the chance to redeem your item when you pay the pawn loan back plus the interest rate. But what happens if you are unable to pay the pawn loan back? What will happen to your pawned item?

 

Benefits of Shopping for Jewelry at a Pawn Shop

July 22, 2021

Are you looking for jewelry at a reasonable price? Try shopping at your local pawn shop! There are several benefits of buying jewelry at a pawn shop that you may be overlooking. So before buying expensive jewelry from a big name brand store, consider some of the advantages of a pawn shop.

 

Common Items You Could Pawn or Sell

June 25, 2021

Pawn Shops are a great place to pawn or sell your old treasures for cash. If it works and is in good condition, consider contacting your local pawn shop. It might just be one of the easiest ways to earn money! Here is a list of a lot of the things you can pawn or sell, but this isn't all of it. If your item isn’t on this list, make sure to ask the pawn shop associate!

 

Interesting Benefits of Your Local Pawn Shop

May 21, 2021

If you can believe it, pawn shops have been around longer than brick and mortar businesses. The first ones were established for people to trade, sell goods and to borrow money. Their success has continued for many reasons! And, not just because they have their own TV shows. We’ve put together some of the benefits of visiting your local Panama City pawn shop.

 

Turn Spring Cleaning into Cash - with Alamo Pawn Shop

April 22, 2021

The season everyone dreads - spring cleaning. But what if you truly embodied “April showers brings May flowers” by turning spring cleaning into extra cash in your pocket? Facing the inevitable clutter of the past years collections can be a challenge. Let's turn clutter into cash by selling or pawning your spring bounty

 

What Is an FFL Transfer and Why Do I Need It?

April 2, 2021

Pawn shops are a great place for finding deals on electronics, jewelry, power tools, appliances, and even musical instruments. Many pawn shops also offer a variety of firearms like handguns and rifles for purchase. If you have your eye set on a firearm offered at a pawn shop, it’s important to understand what an FFL Transfer is.

 

Pawn Shops Vs. Online Marketplaces

February 18, 2021

With online marketplaces, there are always people on there looking for great deals. You likely can sell your items there, but again it takes some time and attention. Here are some pros and cons of working with a Pawn Shop instead of an online marketplace to sell your items and get cash fast!

 

History of the Pawn Symbol

February 3, 2021

When people see three gold balls suspended from a bar, they usually recognize the symbol and affiliate it with a pawn broker or pawn shop. While these elements have come to be a well-known symbol for pawn shops, the origins of the symbol are not completely clear.

 

3 Common Myths About Pawn Shops

December 29, 2020

When you think of the term ‘Pawn Shop’ what comes to mind? Unfortunately, there can be negative ideas about the business because of how they are portrayed in movies or the few bad apples that make the other honest pawn shops look bad. There are many myths about the pawnshop industry, however there are three we wanted you to consider the next time you’re considering working with a Pawn Shop.

 

Benefits of Pawn Loans

December 2, 2020

Are you low on cash? Or maybe you need a little help catching up on bills before your next paycheck? Luckily, your Panama City pawn shop offers pawn loans. Many banks and other institutions are offering other loan options, however turning to a pawn shop can be a much safer, faster, and easier alternative.