Having your valuables evaluated in a public setting can cause a lot of anxiety. This is especially true if you have a personal attachment to them or are hopeful you have a rare or one-of-a-kind item in your collection. Instead of putting yourself... (Read More)
The holiday season isn't just about shopping or spending time with friends and family; it's also about giving. In that spirit, we're dedicating this post to three of our favorite local charitable organizations.
If you're trying to find a cause to... (Read More)
Unexpected expenses can arise at any time. Whether you get rear-ended, experience a medical emergency, or the hot water heater floods your basement, sometimes you need cash fast.
While you might be tempted to run and take out a personal loan or... (Read More)
Do you have old jewelry, coins, or stamps that are just collecting dust? Are you looking to clear out unnecessary clutter without having to throw everything away?
In your haste to get these types of items off your hands, don't make the mistake of... (Read More)
Time flies, doesn't it? October is quickly coming to a close and before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here. During this time of year many of us try to see family members and friends, but if your budget is already tight, forking over hundreds or... (Read More)
Millions of American, particularly older ones, have gold dental crowns. While you might not consider these caps valuable, depending on the karat used and the makeup of the particular alloy, you could potentially be sitting on a small fortune. This... (Read More)
The first postage stamp was produced in 1840, the result of a series of postal reforms implemented in the United Kingdom by Sir Roland Hill. The United States followed closely behind, with Benjamin Franklin and George Washington issuing the first... (Read More)
Alchemy, the forefather of modern chemistry, was established in medieval times and focused on converting base metals into gold. Other practitioners of this ancient art, spent their time trying to concoct an "elixir of life." Looking back on these... (Read More)
Moving is a time-consuming and expensive process. Once you find a new place to relocate to, you're required to pay a series of deposits, the first and last months rent and that's not even mentioning utilities. By the time everything is said and... (Read More)
Are you someone who enjoys wearing jewelry? Do you have a collection of rings, necklaces, earrings and chains? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, but rarely have time to perform proper cleanings on your own, you'll want to stop in... (Read More)