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Where to Sell Scrap and Broken Gold New Zealand
Posted on: 3rd September 2010 By Anita

You’ve probably seen the news about the record high gold prices and wondered if you can cash-in for yourself? Perhaps a friend has mentioned about Gold Smart – buyers of scrap gold for cash in New Zealand? This week has seen a strong move in favor of people wanting to sell gold with the price…

Budget Loans pleads guilty to misleading – $500,000 returned to consumers
Posted on: 3rd August 2010 By Anita

The New Zealand Commerce Commission released an interesting press release on the 26th of July that relates to Budget Loans Limited pleading guilty to 34 breaches of the Fair Trading Act. “Consumer legislation such as the Credit (Repossession) Act and the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act provide important protection to lenders and borrowers alike.…

Selling Gold? Loan Sharks are Biting Poor Pockets – Big Time!
Posted on: 21st July 2010 By Anita

Last night Campbell Live ran two videos about the real cost of taking a loan from various Auckland’s Pawn Dealers (or “Loan Sharks“). We blogged about it a few weeks ago how some companies take advantage of people when they are vulnerable. It was interesting to hear what they had to say about Warriors star…

Why Sell Gold when you get 360% Finance Rates?
Posted on: 29th June 2010 By Anita

Pawn Shop: a pawnbroker (or pawnshop) is an individual or business that offers secured loans to people, with items of personal property used as collateral. Pawn: a person used by another to gain an end, the pawn is the most numerous and (in most circumstances) the weakest piece in the game of chess, representing infantry,…