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Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. Company Profile
Advance America, Cash Advance Centers is one of the nation's largest payday advance firms. Active in nearly 30 states, it operates more than 2,400 locations under the Advance America banner and more than 400 more under the names National Cash Advance, Check Advance, First American Cash Advance, First American Cash Loans, First American Loans, Purpose Financial, and Purpose Money; California, Florida, and Texas are its largest markets. At its branches or online, customers provide proof of identification, source of income, bank account, and references, and Advance America loans them from $50 to $1,000 (plus fees and interest) to cover unexpected expenses. The company is owned by Grupo Elektra.
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Contact Information
Address: 135 N. Church St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board: Christopher Pointon
President, CEO, and Director: J. Patrick O'Shaughnessy
Chief Financial Officer: David Newbold
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