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Rick Harrison - Career & Financial Facts

1. Rick Harrison of the History Channel's Pawn Stars says he has worked as a repo man, mall-kiosk gold chain salesman, paddle-tire entrepreneur, motorcycle-chain salesman, payday advance person, and a pawnbroker. Page 36 Source

2. Richard Harrison wrote that his dad, also a character on Pawn Stars, was paid $5-6 a week in the 1950s to drive a school bus. He was 14 years old which was legal for driving in North Carolina. Page 10 Source

3. How did Rick Harrison and the "Old Man" get their start? By searching for silver spoons and other hidden treasures at swap meets when Rick was 12 years old! Page 31 Source

4. Harrison started his pawn shop with $10,000 in cash. However, $10,000 cash in a pawn shop is not that much. Page 55 Source

5. Rick once tried to make money buy selling nickels. Thousands and thousands of them. Page 120 Source

6. Rick Harrison's investing strategy:
-10% in gold and silver
-80% in blue chip companies
-10% to have “a little crazy fun with” Source

7. Rick regularly gets shooed away from garage sales and swap meets because people are worried about his shrewd negotiating skills. "Last year I stopped by a yard sale and asked a lady about a painting," he said. "She recognized who I was and took it away and said, 'It's not for sale!' Source

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