New Zealand Gold Merchants Engaged in Copyright Infringement
Posted on: 3rd March 2014 By Anita

New Zealand Gold Merchants Limited – under the website “22karat dot co dot nz” have been found copying content from our website. NZ Gold Merchants which is based at 49 Angle Street, Onehunga, Auckland, have taken text from our website and used it on their own site. See the below image for an example taken … Continue reading New Zealand Gold Merchants Engaged in Copyright Infringement

You can’t spell Pawn Broker without “broke”
Posted on: 24th February 2014 By Anita

In the United States there are several shows on television about Pawn Brokers that are, in all honesty, quite interesting. People from all over bring in their valuable (and sometimes not so valuable) items to either sell or “pawn” and get some quick cash, and sometimes the items that they bring in are very interesting … Continue reading You can’t spell Pawn Broker without “broke”

How Can Everybody Pay the Highest Price for Gold?
Posted on: 31st May 2013 By Anita

When you start looking around for a gold buyer, one item you are sure to notice is that every company in the business of buying gold promises to pay you a better price that its competitors. A little logical thought quickly tells you that it is impossible for every buyer to pay the best price … Continue reading How Can Everybody Pay the Highest Price for Gold?

Three Reasons to Sell Your Gold to a Pawn Shop
Posted on: 30th May 2013 By Anita

If you want to sell some gold to put a little more cash in your pocket or bank account, you have numerous choices of where to go. Often a pawn shop will include gold buying as one of the services offered. To help you decide of a pawn shop is the place to sell your … Continue reading Three Reasons to Sell Your Gold to a Pawn Shop

WeBuyAnyGold.co.nz Advertising Claims
Posted on: 21st February 2013 By Anita

At Gold Smart we welcome customers to price compare, as time and again they will come back and sell to the company that has the best services and prices. However companies have a legal obligation under section 9 of the Fair Trading Act 1986 not to be misleading when comparing prices. It came to our … Continue reading WeBuyAnyGold.co.nz Advertising Claims

An Easy Money Illusion – The True Cost of a Pawn Shop Loan
Posted on: 23rd November 2012 By Anita

Pawn shops can provide a quick source of needed funds, but perhaps it’s time for a reality check. The interest rates pawn shops can charge vary widely though an average from the major providers sits around 30% per month or up to a staggering 400% per annum! In a recent NZHerald article researchers at Otago … Continue reading An Easy Money Illusion – The True Cost of a Pawn Shop Loan

Gold Buyers – Selling Gold in New Zealand
Posted on: 21st June 2012 By Anita

Everyone loves gold. It’s brilliant, shiny, has a weight to it that people love and, frankly, it’s a darn good investment. On the other hand if you need cash quickly selling your gold can be very fruitful. The fact is, selling your unwanted gold has never been easier as today there are computers that can … Continue reading Gold Buyers – Selling Gold in New Zealand

The Real Cost of a Payday Loan
Posted on: 7th February 2012 By Anita

Have you seen the usual payday loan advertising? Usually they begin with “you need to buy a new car, new clothes, or you need a ‘quick buck’ to pay off debts??? Why not use a very cheap form of credit with very reasonable terms?” It sounds fantastic, right? These advertisements rage on the radio, television, … Continue reading The Real Cost of a Payday Loan

National plans loan shark clampdown
Posted on: 10th November 2011 By Anita

From the NZ Herald, November 6th 2011. National will change the law to clamp down on dodgy loans by forcing lenders not to give loans to people who would face significant hardship in repaying them. A proposed change to consumer credit laws would set up a code of ethical lending, and require lenders to be … Continue reading National plans loan shark clampdown

Balazs Kiss Engaged in Ghostwriting
Posted on: 4th October 2011 By Anita

It’s disappointing for us to see another person attempting to copy our hard work and creativity. We have become aware that “Balazs Kiss” also known as “Peter Bal Kiss” (Wellington, New Zealand) was advertising on Freelancer.com for ghost writers to rewrite original copy and the design of our Gold Smart website. BalazsK states on Freelancer.com, … Continue reading Balazs Kiss Engaged in Ghostwriting

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