cash advance

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  • noun

Synonyms for cash advance

an amount paid before it is earned

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The lack of access to commercial lines of credit from banks and credit cards for small and mid-size businesses has created a major boom for merchant cash advance companies like Business Cash Advance.
com is proud to announce its cash advance loans offering that is now available in the states of Mississippi, Utah, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Missouri.
Approved Cash Advance, a leading payday loan provider, has developed an innovative program to help individuals raise funds by selling items on eBay.
Most credit cards charge higher rates for cash advances than they charge for retail purchases; begin charging interest immediately after the transaction (as opposed to giving a grace period like with retail purchases); don't give reward points for cash advances; restrict cash advances to only a portion of the credit line; and generally don't apply monthly payments against cash advance transactions until the retail purchase balance is paid off.
Small business cash advances are generally offered against a company's credit card receipts.
Records kept by cash advance companies that are members of the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) show that in 2006, more than 500,000 cash advances were made to Georgians who crossed over into South Carolina, Florida, Alabama and Tennessee to take out legal cash advances to help with unplanned expenses.
Traditional credit cards offer much less favorable terms for cash advances than for purchases - even if those cash advances occur within a casino.
Charges lower fees and interest rates on cash advances.
Over Fifty Top Casinos, Including Harrah's, Caesars and Bally's, Have Reduced the Casino Service Fees That Customers Pay for Cash Advance Transactions - But Only if They're Done with the Arriva Card
Another measure, House Bill 420, will require the GILA lenders to abide by the same regulations as the cash advance industry and do away with many of the excess GILA fees, add-ons and high interest on small loans.
For example, most credit cards charge higher rates for cash advances than they charge for retail purchases; begin charging interest immediately after the transaction (as opposed to giving a grace period like with retail purchases); don't give reward points for cash advances; restrict cash advances to only a portion of the credit line; and generally don't apply monthly payments against cash advance transactions until the retail purchase balance is paid off.
ATLANTA -- Residents from Georgia border towns like Toccoa, Augusta, Savannah, Waycross, Valdosta, Bainbridge, Columbus, LaGrange, Carrollton, Rome, Dalton and others are crossing state lines to acquire legal, short-term cash advances.
This new law preserves the consumer's access to small emergency cash advances when they need that help, and it gives the state the teeth it needs to make sure the cash advance industry in Georgia is consumer friendly.
GCA's products and services provide gaming establishment patrons access to cash through a variety of methods, including ATM cash withdrawals, POS debit card transactions, credit card cash advances, check verification and warranty services and Western Union money transfers.