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Singapore Goes Pawn Crazy

Agence France Presse | Bhavan Jaipragas | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

Singaporean housewife Siti Khadijah Abdul Rahman accumulated a few thousand dollars' worth of gold accessories over the past two decades, but now a ri...

Rich Americans: 'Take My Mansion, Please'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

Growing numbers of rich Americans are welcoming the foreclosure crisis into their homes. Default rates for the nation's most expensive properties ...

Jewelry: Accessory or Asset?

Lauren Kaminsky | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Kaminsky

Many people do not realize that they may have a gift from Grandma locked away in a drawer for many years or a ring sitting on their finger that has actually appreciated in price and may provide much needed liquidity.

Arthur Delaney

Extended Unemployment Could Outlast Extended Unemployment Insurance

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government announced Friday morning that the unemployment situation barely changed in October. The unemployment rate has been stuck ...

Wall Street and Legalized Loan Sharks

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Gary Rivlan notes in his book, Broke USA, "the working poor have become big business." You wouldn't think that poor people would be a growth market, but businesses make big money off people who live paycheck to paycheck.

Beverly Hills Pawnshops Snap Up Artwork, Rolexes

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An original Kandinsky, an Andy Warhol, a grand piano and Rolexes by the dozen: as the economic crisis bites even the filthy rich are hocking prized p...