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Why Pawn Shops Pay So Little For Your Items And What You Can Do About It

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While pawn shops might seem like a niche business, they’re actually a seven billion dollar industry. Unfortunately for consumers, part of the reason that pawn shops are able to do so much business is their knack for underpaying for merchandise. If television and popular culture are any indication, you should expect to get pennies on the dollar for your valuables at your local store. The good news is that this isn’t typically the case. Pawn shops purchase their items using a fairly strict set of criteria. Understanding these...

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Ensuring Fairness And Kindness In Your Collection Agency

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If you have recently decided to purchase debt portfolios to start a collection agency, then you are probably looking forward to collecting money from individuals who owe debts.  Hiring employees to contact these people is a good solution, but you also should make sure that you are kind and courteous to the individuals you contact.  Some collection agencies use fear and intimidation to force people to pay old debts.  If you are respectful instead, then debtors will likely be more willing to work with you and you will in...

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3 Important Details You Cannot Forget When Preparing Items To Store

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Whether you are placing items in a self storage unit to reduce clutter in your home, finally make some room in your jam-packed garage, or temporarily store items during a housing downsize, you want the items to come out of storage in the same great shape they went in. While choosing the right size unit and opting for the right climate control is important, it is also important to prepare your items properly for storage. There are a few preparation steps you cannot afford to skip, as skipping them can lead to disaster later on.  1. Remove...

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5 Custom Casket Designs Inspired By The WWE

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When The Undertaker debuted in the WWE during the 1990’s, he changed the landscape of pro-wrestling forever. One of the biggest changes that occurred with the WWE Superstar was the arrival of the casket match. In a casket match, opponents wrestled and attempted to place each other in a casket. The first person to shut the casket lid shut would be declared the winner. The Undertaker has battled in numerous casket matches against opponents like Shawn Michaels, Mark Henry, Yokozuna, and The Big Show. He used a different casket design for...

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Storage Shipping Containers: The Difference Between FOB And CIF

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The U.S. is the second largest exporter in the world with a total of approximately 11.2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (teus) being exported in 2010. If you would like to import or export products and goods to and from the U.S., familiarizing yourself with the terminology and the different types of shipping methods that are available for storage shipping containers may prove to be beneficial. There are two different types of shipping methods: CIF (cost insurance and freight) and FOB (free on board). The rule of thumb is to buy...

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Pee-Yew! Natural Tips For Cleaning Smelly Drains

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As a homeowner, you most likely understand the challenges involved in keeping your home clean and attractive. From carpet cleaning to mowing the lawn, it is easy to see how maintaining your home can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and effort into your drains and underlying plumbing. Considering your kitchen and bathrooms see a great deal of use over time, residue quickly buildups inside your drains. While soap scum, food particles, and other debris may not become a serious plumbing issue, the residue will...

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Helping Your Child Navigate Loss Through Activities

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When a loved one passes away, feeling a broad range of emotions is completely normal. For some, shock prevents sadness from taking hold right away. Others feel intense sadness, abandonment, or even relief that the person’s suffering has ended. For children, mourning can be very different: they may act out in ways that don’t seem related to the loss at all. Alternatively, they may withdraw and refuse to talk about the loss in order to cope with intense feelings. These five activities can help you to guide them through their...

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Outsourcing Your Customer Service Work? Here Are 5 Features Your Service Provider Should Have

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Working with an outsourced call center comes with a variety of benefits, such as the ability to address customer concerns and provide needed support 24 hours a day throughout the year. An experienced call center can not only monitor your phone support needs, but will have no problem handling virtual customer support and email inquiries too. Not all outsourced call centers are created equal – to ensure reliability and quality, the one you choose should meet all of your particular business needs and feature the following five services: Regular...

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Professional Cleaning Tips – 2 Harmful Cleansers To Stay Away From

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If you own a maid service or cleaning business, then you likely clean many offices. Business owners will sign contracts with you to clean daily or weekly, and your cleaning practices will dictate whether or not the contract will continue for several months or years. Keeping your clients happy can be the best way to ensure a successful maid business. Some individuals may ask for green cleaning supplies to ensure the safety of workers within the office building. Even if these items are not specified, it is in your best interest to avoid...

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3 DIY Air Conditioner Maintenance Tasks To Perform Every Summer

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Your local climate becomes unbearable in the summer. To counter the high temperatures, you use your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable. However, without regular maintenance before each summer season, your air conditioner will quickly fall into disrepair—which will result in lower cooling efficiency, higher energy costs, and increased wear on your unit’s parts. Perform these tasks prior to every summer season to ensure that your air conditioner operates as efficiently as possible: Air Filter Replacement If you have a...

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