Buying Instruments at Pawn Shops

By | 2018-01-05T22:11:43+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Why you should buy used instruments from Pawn Shops? Do you have any musical talent? Do you want to learn to have musical talent? Well, either way, you are going to need an instrument. Experienced musicians know for good instrument you want the top of the line brand, or at least something close. In most [...]

What is your Jewelry Worth?

By | 2017-10-19T20:45:07+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What is a Jewelry Appraisal?  A jewelry appraisal is basically documentation on how much a piece of jewelry is worth. In order to obtain this, you must go to a professional appraiser who has been trained and certified. In some cases, appraisal services are charged by the hour. However, there are pawnshops that offer free [...]

Doing the Right Thing in a Broken Engagement

By | 2017-10-19T20:38:28+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Doing the Right Thing in a Broken Engagement Sometimes, life happens. Engagements break off. People part ways. Calling off a wedding is filled with more than just sorrow, hurt and confusion. Besides the emotional distress and probable heartbreak, both parties are left with questions... including the ever controversial question, “who keeps the ring?” We wish [...]

How to Care for your Jewelry

By | 2017-10-16T17:59:16+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In this blog, we have summarized the best ways to take care of your jewelry and make it last for generations to come.   Keep your jewels AWAY from chemicals Take off your jewelry whenever you are in a situation that involves chemicals in the air. Examples include when you are cleaning, or even getting [...]

Congratulations Lou Tansky! Winner of the 2017 NPA’s Pawnbroker of the Year Award

By | 2017-09-05T19:35:03+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Congratulations Lou! Uncle Ben's Pawn Shop is proud that our very own Lou Tansky was awarded this year's National Pawnbroker's Association Pawnbroker of the Year award! According to Keller, “The NPA Pawnbroker of the Year Award is presented annually to an NPA member who, through his or her performance, has demonstrated exceptional success in their [...]

The Danger of Online Loans

By | 2017-10-04T19:04:07+00:00 July 31st, 2017|2017, July|

Your Loan Options In life, stuff happens; stuff like flat tires, sick animals, broken windows or just making the bills. These issues are often times unavoidable and inconvenient when you don't have extra cash. Fortunately, most of these problems can be resolved with a quick loan. When deciding to get a loan in the twenty-first [...]

Creative Ways to Organize your Jewelry

By | 2017-08-30T17:35:58+00:00 July 25th, 2017|2017, Jewelry, July|

Creative Way to Organize your Jewelry Say goodbye to jewelry boxes and hello to personalized jewelry stands. Why keep your precious metals stored away in a box when you can display them on fun decor to spice up your room? The best thing about this method is the freedom of creativity. Express your personality through [...]

Millennials and Pawn Shops. Are they more related than you think?

By | 2017-08-30T17:33:52+00:00 July 25th, 2017|2017, July, Loan, Pawn|

Millennials and Pawn shops. How are they related? When you think of a pawnshop, you probably do not think millennials. So are these two topics related? Let's start by defining "millennial". Who are Millennials? “Millennials” are the generation born between the early 1980’s to the late 1990’s. This particular age group has started showing more [...]