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

By |2017-09-05T19:35:03+00:00September 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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 |2021-07-09T11:18:22+00:00July 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 [...]

Why 2 Rings? Engagement vs. Wedding Rings

By |2017-08-30T17:34:59+00:00July 24th, 2017|2017, Diamonds, Jewelry, July|

Getting engaged is exciting and brings joy to many. It also means a lot of planning is involved. Traditions play a big role in the planning. There are many things to figure out. One big decision involves how to propose and what you will propose with. What exactly is an engagement ring? Is there a [...]

Why buy gold and silver jewelry?

By |2017-07-18T17:20:43+00:00July 18th, 2017|2017, Jewelry|

Why buy gold and silver jewelry?   Years ago the value of silver and gold among consumers was undoubtedly high. In the last decade, people have begun to move away from buying items made of gold and silver. Instead, they opt for imitation materials made of lower quality materials. The question I pose is...Why buy [...]