Financial Cents: Posts About Cash Advance
Sure, you could get your tax refund money a few weeks early, but even a Refund Anticipation Loan (RAL) with zero interest still usually comes at a cost.
Posted on: February 13, 2019
Taking out a cash advance on your credit card or from a local storefront might seem like a good short-term money fix, but the costs are going to add up fast.
Posted on: February 12, 2019
If you pay off your credit card regularly, you can avoid paying any interest on your balances. Unless that is, you take out a credit card cash advance ...
Posted on: January 31, 2019
The only downside to Payday Alternative Loans (PALs) is that you have to join a credit union now in order to apply for one when you really need it.
Posted on: December 13, 2018
The name "cash advance" can be used to describe two very different kinds of financial products, one of which is way more expensive and should totally be avoided.
Posted on: December 07, 2018
Sure, being able to pay back a loan in only two weeks sounds great. But if the payment for that loan is too big for you to handle, you could enter a dangerous cycle of debt.
Posted on: November 20, 2018
Being deep in debt can feel like you're sinking in quicksand. But hope is not lost! Here are some tips to help you plan your debt trap escape.
Posted on: November 08, 2018
A bad credit score can negatively affect your everyday life (and your personal financial outlook) in ways you probably wouldn't expect.
Posted on: October 15, 2018
If you think all bad credit loans are the same, you are sorely mistaken. Non-amortized loans can easily trap borrowers in a dangerous cycle of debt.
Posted on: October 02, 2018
While there are many great bad credit loans that come with easy approval, there are even more out there that are ... not so great.
Posted on: September 06, 2018