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Guest blog: Tips on Testing Jewelry Scrap Part 2

In this edition of Tips on Testing Jewelry Scrap we’ll cover the last two tips, tips #3 & 4: The Smell Test & Sharing information and training employees.

Guest blog: Tips on Testing Jewelry Scrap Part 1

There is a continuing evolution and sophistication regarding the types of jewelry alloys you will encounter in your scrap buying. With higher metal prices, even legitimate manufacturers are trying to find ways to reduce their wholesale price of newly finished jewelry. Competent testing of jewelry scrap is one of the most important skills a pawnbroker must have to avoid making expensive mistakes when purchasing or loaning on karat gold materials.

Dave Larson named Director of Client Development for Data Age

Data Age Business Systems, developer of PawnMaster, the industry leading pawn management software, is pleased to announce the onboarding of Dave Larson as Director of Client Development.

Refiners vs. Smelters: The Benefits of Using an ACTUAL Refiner

Do you know the difference between a Refiner and a Smelter or Buyer? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Many companies sell their gold to smelters or other middleman companies that call themselves refiners but are not ACTUAL refiners.

Refining Matters: Focus on the Pawn Industry

As a strong supporter of the pawn industry, United is proud to be a member of various pawn organizations. We also participate in most tradeshows including Pawn Expo in Las Vegas, Dixie Pawn Convention, Midwest Pawn Convention, the CAPA Spring and Fall Conferences, TAP and the Pawnbrokers Advisory Forum Conference.

Consultant Do's and Don'ts

 I have been in the IT field for over 25 years, and it is pretty common to be approached by consultants from every possible area.

Vanessa Gray named CFO for Data Age Business Systems

Data Age Business Systems, the developer of PawnMaster, the industry leading pawn management software, is proud to announce the appointment of Vanessa Gray to Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Nick Cramer Named Director of Technical Support for Data Age Business Systems

I feel great knowing that all my hard work and dedication has truly paid off.  I have officially been promoted to Director of Tech Support after 4 years of service to Data Age Business Systems.

"I Ask for A Truce"- Behind the Scenes of the NPA

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. This may be the case, but I have taken some thoughts and ideas back to sunny Florida with me.

Data Age eCommerce Clients Top $30 Million in Online Sales

Data Age Business Systems, developer of the industry’s leading pawn management software PawnMaster, is excited to announce yet another e-commerce milestone. Through the integrated e-commerce tool e4o, PawnMaster users have achieved over 30 million dollars in revenue from items sold online.  PawnMaster’s e4o product allows users to list inventory items out for sale on multiple online channels, while still offering those items for sale in store.

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