Financial Cents: Posts About Cash Advance

How to Calculate the Cost of Your Cash Advance

There are many great ways to use a credit card, but taking out a cash advance is NOT one of them!

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Cash Advances vs. Check Cashing Stores: Which is Worse?

When you need cash and only cash, should you take out a high-interest advance against your credit card or pay to cash a check?

Posted on: February 03, 2018

Your Guide to Cash Advance Scams

Don't give out your personal information and watch out for excessive upfront fees or collectors looking for payment of debts you've already paid.

Posted on: January 25, 2018

4 Reasons to Avoid Cash Advances

Cash advance. The name sure makes it sound like a good thing. But the reality is MUCH different. Check out these four reasons to avoid dangerous and costly cash advances.

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Considering a Fast Cash Loan: Here are 4 Steps to Get it Right!

You may need a fast cash loan, but that doesn't mean you should rush into a bad financial decision. Take our advice and follow these four simple steps to guarantee a safe, smart, and fast solution for your financial situation.

Posted on: September 29, 2016

OppLoans Word of the Week: Cash Advance

Just because you can use credit cards to get a cash "advance", doesn't mean you should. In fact, you definitely shouldn't. Here are the must-know facts.

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Need a Better Fast Cash Loan? Try Skipping the Hassle of Cash

It's 2016 and the simple fact is cash is no longer king. You don't need to be trapped by small-dollar, fast cash lenders. With options like OppLoans, there are better, smarter, and safer ways to quickly get the money you need.

Posted on: September 14, 2016

A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (3 of 3): Better Alternatives

There are options far more affordable than cash advances—options that won’t leave you in worse financial shape than you were before. Here are OppLoans’ recommended alternatives to credit card cash advances.

Posted on: June 14, 2016

A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (2 of 3): Know the Dangers

“Fast cash” products like credit card cash advances are loaded with vague fees and confusing changes in interest rates. What does it all actually mean? OppLoans breaks down the dangers to keep you and your money safe.

Posted on: June 10, 2016

A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (1 of 3): The Basics

Tough times happen. When money gets tight, some people will turn to credit card cash advances to get by, but the dangers often far outweigh the benefits. Here’s everything you need to know about credit card cash advances.

Posted on: June 09, 2016