August 4, 2022

Central Texans Turn To Local Pawn Shops For Help During Record Inflation


Andrea Farr, owner of Texas Pawn and Jewelry in Leander, has seen a 30% increase in small loans as inflation hits a record high in the U.S, as reported on KVUE this week.

This marked increase started about six months ago. Andrea notes that people mention the increasing cost of gas, food and rent. As Americans are having to choose between keeping items or paying bills, they are selling personal things to make ends meet.

Currently, Andrea, a member of the Leander Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, […]

Central Texans Turn To Local Pawn Shops For Help During Record Inflation2022-08-04T14:45:00-05:00

May 7, 2021

Leander Tops the Ranks for Small Businesses

2021-05-05T15:24:34-05:00 Announces 4th Annual 50 Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business has released its report, “The Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business,” and the City of Leander has impressed again. The metrics analyzed when compiling their list of the top 50 small cities in the nation for small businesses included education level of the local workforce, in-city commute times, income per capita, broadband access, availability of SBA loans, and overall tax friendliness. From there, they weighted each factor on a 0-100 scale and compiled a ranking system for cities with populations between 50,000 and 75,000.

“This past year, small businesses have faced more uncertainty than ever before,” said Clayton Tarantino, a small business expert […]

Leander Tops the Ranks for Small Businesses2021-05-05T15:24:34-05:00
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