What makes a thoughtful gift isn’t usually the price tag. Most people prefer and appreciate gifts that strike an emotional chord. Gifts become reminders of why special relationships are priceless.
As a society we are connected as never before. Yet, we oftentimes struggle to connect on an interpersonal level. The month of December is all about connecting through the act of giving, and is the perfect time to express our thoughtfulness to others. With the suffocating crush of retail, and the mindless ease of online “vanilla” shopping, how do you make the most of your holiday budget and deliver unique gifts that will make a thoughtful impression?
Here’s a tip that will transform the way you give: shop early, and shop layaway pawn! Put just 10% down now, and you’re gifts are ready to go by December.
Thanks to reality television shows like Pawn Stars and the popularity of shopping vintage and pre-owned from sites like eBay, Etsy and Craig’s List, pawn shopping is increasingly being recognized as a favorable and smart option.
Early holiday pawn shopping means no pressure access to an outstanding selection of new and pre-owned electronics, musical instruments, estate jewelry and vintage luxury pieces. Some shops even deal in fine art and rare wine—quite literally, there is something for everyone!
The savings are big! It is estimated that pawnshops offer merchandise at around 70 percent of retail price—and are always open to negotiation! At Braswell and Son, you can purchase items on layaway with 10 percent down, and arrange to pick up your items in December without the burden of a hefty credit card bill.
Short on cash? No problem! Bring in last year’s Christmas gifts or other valuable items such as gold, silver and gemstone jewelry, camera equipment or quality tools for instant cash or to secure a cash advance.
Imagine the look on your father-in-law’s face when instead of the usual gift card he’s presented with an original British One Penny Black postage stamp to fatten his collection!
This year, skip the stress of last minute holiday shopping and actually enjoy the season. Remember, charming and thoughtful gifts are waiting for you right now at Braswell and Son!