Pawnbroking offers many career opportunities and provides an almost endless list of usable knowledge. Most shops will deal in everything from rare coins to collectible toys and everything in between. Imagine the amount of different items and personalities you’ll encounter in just one year’s time. Pawnbroking is one of the oldest professions in the world. It has been practiced for thousands of years and is the oldest form of consumer credit. Pawnbrokers offer cash loans secured by merchandise used as collateral. Within a contractual time period the customer may redeem the merchandise for the amount borrowed plus an agreed upon interest. If the loan is not redeemed within the respected time then the merchandise will be forfeited and sold to the public. It’s really that simple. The pawn shop is educational, fun and incredibly fulfilling. It gives you the rare chance to see almost every item imaginable. Not only will you see almost everything but over time you’ll be able to appraise those same items on the spot. The learning experience never ends. The job is never boring or the same on a daily basis. You’ll learn much about yourself as well as your community. Compensation is great and better than most retail. Plus pawnbroking has a job security that can’t be beat. Get the experience of a pawnbroker career.