“Loans made on most anything of value”

Serving the community since 1994
7529 Lyndale Avenue South,
Richfield, Mn 55423

Precious Metals and World Crisis

The world is far from a peaceful, stable place. Geopolitical tensions seem to increase, and then subside, but most every storm has been weathered to some extent or another. Those that believe this to be as cyclical as the weather will allude to the fact that every generation has faced its own set of crises, many of which may have been worse than current events, only to have prevailed and come out stronger as a result. And although this is true, if one examines the broader story arc of where things are going, the big picture does raise some concern.

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Learning to Shoot

Shooting is one of America’s favorite hobbies. It can take on many forms, including casual target practice, hunting, school trapshooting sports, advanced competitive shooting and firearm education. No matter the discipline, there is always that ‘first time’ that someone gets to handle and use a firearm. So what things should you bear in mind when you consider becoming a participant in the shooting arts?

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What Makes our Pawn Shop so Interesting?

We all know that pawn shops, ours included, deal in many common commodities. There are firearms, coins, jewelry, tools, home electronics, car audio and many other products you would expect to find at a pawn shop. But one of the most interesting things is that our inventory is always in motion, and by the very nature of a business like this, we sometimes come across unique items that do not fit into our general product categorization.

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Power Tools: One of our hottest items!

Brand new power tools are expensive! An average power tool can easily cost hundred of dollars and up. Many trades rely on numerous tools for their livelihood. Mechanics, construction workers, handymen, and even the typical homeowner employ a variety of power tools on a regular basis. Metro Pawn & Gun offers an alternative to these steep prices while maintaining the functionality that is needed.

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Should you buy Jewelry at a Pawn Shop?

Consumer buying knowledge today is at an all-time high. With our capacity to instantly research any given topic or search for the best deal using the Internet, we are able to make informed purchasing decisions without so much as leaving the counter in a place of business. Virtually infinite information is available at the touch of a button or voice prompt on our smartphones and tablets.

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Home Defense – Optics, Lasers and Lights…

Most well-rounded home defense plans take every possible scenario into consideration, and include options to mitigate any potential crisis before or while it occurs. Modern technology enables the deployment of sophisticated home security systems, including intrusion detection, video surveillance and remote operation. If nefarious activity can be detected early in the process, it is likely further escalation can be averted. Investigation and criminal prosecution can also be enhanced by facilitating better identification of criminals and their actions.

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Something to look forward to – Car Audio!

It may be a bit early to realistically think Spring is just around the corner, considering we are still buried in multiple feet of snow, but it will eventually arrive! And with that will come all the pursuits of warmer weather, of which car audio is definitely a part. We can almost imagine driving with the windows down, sporting a pair of sunglasses and cranking up the tunes. Almost…

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Things to consider with Concealed Carry

If you currently possess or intend to acquire a permit to carry a gun, a common question that often arises is “what is the best handgun for concealed carry?” A number of topics must be considered to make an educated and appropriate decision.

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Snowed in? Come see us!

People living in Minnesota are generally used to winter. We are used to snow and ice and bitter cold temperatures. We can drive in blizzards and still get to work on time. We love our snow mobiles and other winter sports, and the weather doesn’t usually crimp our style. We bundle up and carry on.

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The Demise of Modern Currencies

Most people are at least somewhat familiar with the process of financial bankruptcy. Whether it involves an individual, a business or even a country, when debts rise above one’s capacity to pay those debts, financial insolvency ensues. When people and companies are involved in bankruptcy, lawyers file papers, wave a magic wand, and the debts are resolved while adverse effects take hold on said party’s credit rating. So what happens when a country goes bankrupt?

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