Financial Cents: Posts About Cash Advance

Is That Cash Advance Loan Really a Cash Advance Loan?

Most loans that advertise as "cash advances" are really just predatory no credit check loans.

Posted on: April 20, 2018


Before Taking Out a High-Cost Cash Advance, Talk to Your Employer About a Salary Advance

Salary advances aren't exactly common, but it never hurts to ask—especially when the alternative is a costly cash advance or payday loan.

Posted on: March 21, 2018


Can You Get a Cash Advance with a Debit Card?

Need cash fast? ATM limit too low? Did you know you could walk into the bank and get a cash advance with your debit card?

Posted on: March 16, 2018


Cash Advance or a Late Bill? What’s Worse?

The best way to avoid choosing between a late bill and a predatory cash advance loan is to be prepared ahead of time.

Posted on: March 06, 2018


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