Who We Are

As a nationally-recognized, fully-accredited financial company, we help millions of people every year with our financial services.

Since 1997, we’ve helped millions of Americans with flexible and personalized financial solutions. We’ve grown from just a few centers in the Southeast United States to become one of the nation’s largest consumer lending companies, with more than 2,400 locations offering a variety of financial services. Advance America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo Elektra, one of the world’s leading providers of banking services, consumer finance and specialty retailing. We comply with all federal and state laws and always present fees clearly and completely. We are also proud to be a founding member of the Community Financial Services Association, which encourages fair and fully disclosed lending practices. So you can rest easy knowing you’ve made a smart choice with Advance America.

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Now that you know what we're all about, we can help you choose the service that's right for you.

Where We Are

We're here to help you online, by phone and in over 2,400 centers from coast to coast.

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How We're Rated

97% of our customers rate our service as good to excellent.

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97% Satisfaction

64% Excellent

25% Very Good

8% Good

2% Fair

1% Poor

How We Give Back

We’re proud to serve you and the communities where we live. That’s why we reach out to our neighborhoods and get involved as much as we can.

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Contact Us

We care about our customers. If you have any comments, suggestions or questions about our payday loans or other financial services, please email us at comments@advanceamerica.net, call us at 888-310-4238, or click below to fill out a form so an Advance America representative will contact you.

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News & Updates

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