Once A Pawn A Time

1993, 29:30 minutes

TAPECODE 3022.01

At some point in our lives, we all seem to run out of money. So, the question arises - what can we do? Stealing is illegal. Gambling is risky. Borrowing money might seem like a good idea. But what if your friends and family are broke too? And what if you need the money right away for an emergency?
Once A Pawn A Time examines alternative financial institutions (pawn shops and cheque cashers) and gambling (bingo and horse racing) as means of making ends meet. Set against the story of a boy who loses his dog, this video is an effective blend of information that both entertains and educates consumers.

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