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Check Into Cash’s Steve Hixson up for the Dependable Leader Award

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Check Into Cash’s Steve Hixson up for the Dependable Leader Award

Cleveland, TN, November 19, 2013: Check Into Cash representative Steve Hixson is one of five in the running for the Maytag Dependable Leader Award. Hixson is heavily involved in our local Boys and Girls Club and hopes to win the $20,000 award prize for the Cleveland branch of the organization.


Below is an excerpt from the award’s voting website:
“In 2013 Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America honored 24 Club professionals, volunteers and members for their dependable, positive impact on youth with the “Maytag Dependable Leader” Awards. Now it’s America’s turn to choose our final Dependable Leader! The winner will receive the distinction of being named a 2013 ‘Maytag Dependable Leader’ along with a $20,000 award to help their Club’s efforts to be a safe, dependable place that enables young people to have great futures.”

Hixson’s involvement with the Boys and Girls Club and participation in the award is a point of pride for Check Into Cash.

“We are proud to have a member of our Check Into Cash family nominated for such a touching and prestigious award,” said Check Into Cash President Steve Scoggins. “Check Into Cash happily supports the Boys and Girls Club, Steve Hixson, and our local Cleveland community.”

Everyone is encouraged to go online and vote daily until November 29! The web address for voting is:

About Check Into Cash

Founded in Cleveland, Tennessee, in 1993 by entrepreneur and philanthropist W. Allan Jones, Check Into Cash is one of the largest consumer financial services retailers in the United States. Through more than 1,000 locations in 30 states and the United Kingdom, Check Into Cash and its affiliates provide an affordable array of in-store and online short-term lending solutions.


In addition, Check Into Cash stores offer check cashing, Western Union® money transfers, prepaid U.S. Money® cards and other convenient services, providing customers with a complete one stop money shop.

Check Into Cash is a founding member of the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), the trade association representing the nation’s payday lenders. The CFSA advocates for best practices and helps enact legislation that balances the needs of the consumer with the interests of the industry.

As a national leader and industry standard-bearer, Check Into Cash firmly believes in truthful advertising and full disclosure of its services.


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Check Into Cash acquires United Kingdom-based Cash and Cheque Express

Cleveland, TN - July 5, 2012 

Check Into Cash, Inc., a national leader in specialty consumer financial services, has expanded its focus overseas.
Steve Scoggins, Check Into Cash President, announced today that the company had acquired the United Kingdom-based Cash and Cheque Express.

The upscale U.K. chain of 16 stores offers a wide array of financial services and products, including new and secondhand inventory that includes televisions, computers and cellular phones.

“Cash and Cheque Express has a rock-solid reputation in the communities they serve,” said Scoggins. “Much like Check Into Cash, Cash and Cheque Express has great potential for continued growth. We are very excited about this expansion opportunity.”

Scoggins said Check Into Cash made the overseas acquisition in part due to uncertainty in America in the regulation of consumer finance, health care and likely changes in the tax code.

“Check Into Cash is one of America’s great success stories and our desire is to continue expanding stateside and providing more jobs for good Americans,” Scoggins said. “However, as we evaluated opportunities in the global market and the favorable regulatory environment and business climate in the U.K., coupled with a strong demand for our services, the most prudent investment was overseas. Unfortunately this means less jobs here and more jobs in the U.K.” Scoggins added that a best-case scenario is for Check Into Cash to continue expanding both in America and overseas.

“The global demand for our type of services continues to grow across many nations,” he said.

Founded by businessman Allan Jones in Cleveland, Tennessee in 1993, Check Into Cash operates more than 1,000 branch locations in 30 states. Check Into Cash is a founding member of the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) trade organization and is a leader in industry best practices.

Check Into Cash offers a full suite of financial service products, which include installment loans, title secured loans, short-term micro-lending, Western Union money orders and wire transfers, check cashing and bill payment in select locations.

Check Into Cash Launches New Website

Cleveland, TN – May 15, 2012

Check Into Cash announces the launch of its new website, which is designed to make it easier for customers from all over the United States to apply for cash advances and payday loans.

Check Into Cash is a leading supplier of short-term credit to American consumers. With its well-established reputation in the field of short term credit, Check Into Cash is a trusted source for payday loans, title loans, and title pawns. Other services offered by the company include check cashing, reloadable prepaid U.S. Money Cards, and walk-in bill payments.

Founded by Allan Jones in 1993, Check Into Cash prides itself on the transparency of its services. The company aims to be a beacon of honesty in what is seen by many as a shady industry. As a founding member of the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), which regulates the payday loans industry, Check Into Cash aims to provide trustworthy service to all those in need of short-term cash advances.

The redesign of the website will make it easier than ever to understand and access affordable short-term credit options from Check Into Cash. “It is our goal that visitors fully understand their options, the cost of those options, and how to access the credit they need.” says Martin Pippin, Director of Online Marketing at Check Into Cash. One example of how this is accomplished is through geolocation. “Site visitors are identified by IP address and given information specific to their state. This removes multiple clicks and the opportunity for confusion as users search to find out about what services are available to them.”

Check Into Cash completes gift to Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame, museum

WATERLOO, IA — Check Into Cash this week gave its final pledge installment to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum, completing a $30,000 commitment to the Iowa-based center.

Check Into Cash Founder Allan Jones is well known for being a supporter of wrestling and athletics. Jones, who was a high school wrestler, has made numerous contributions to athletics including the Allan Jones Aquatic Center at the University of Tennessee and state-of-the-art wrestling centers at Cleveland and Bradley Central high schools in his hometown of Cleveland, Tenn. Those two high school wrestling programs have placed first and second in the state of Tennessee for three consecutive years.

“Wrestling and athletics teach leadership and strong character and Check Into Cash is pleased to support these worthwhile projects,” Jones said. “Iowa is the national epicenter for wrestling and Check Into Cash is proud to support the hall of fame and museum that bears the name of a national icon such as Dan Gable.”

In 1972 Dan Gable became the first American to win a World and Olympic title in consecutive years. After winning the World Championships in 1971, Gable won the gold medal at the Munich Olympics without surrendering a single point in his six matches. He also amassed numerous titles and records as a collegiate and high school wrestler in Iowa. Gable later coached Olympic and international teams, and led the University of Iowa to unparalleled success including a stint of nine consecutive NCAA titles and numerous other accolades.

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum provides free wrestling seminars with world class athletes throughout the year. The Gable Museum also recently partnered with the Boys & Girls Club and United Sport & Athlete for an ongoing wrestling club.

Kyle Klingman, director of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum, said the Check Into Cash gift will go far in preserving the history of the sport as well as developing the future of wrestling.

“This generous contribution to our organization allows us to continue important programming that involves youth,” Klingman said. “We are grateful to Allan Jones and Check Into Cash for believing in our efforts.”

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Payday advance customers speak out to Congress

The payday lending industry has released a new video featuring several of the tens of thousands of customer letters sent to Congress in recent weeks.

“While the letters speak for themselves, this new video gives viewers real appreciation for the customers who want continued access to payday advances,” said D. Lynn DeVault, Board Chair, Community Financial Services Association of America.

“Payday lending customers sometimes need a few hundred dollars to make ends meet between paychecks,” said DeVault. “These are real people, facing real life circumstances. Unfortunately, in media coverage and during policy debates, the quiet voices of customers are overshadowed by activists who would like to see payday lending eliminated.”

“The video gives a voice to a handful of customers, representing the 19 million households who used payday advances last year,” DeVault concluded.

More than 10,000 customers of Check Into Cash joined the letter writing campaign.

Watch the video here:


Founded in Cleveland, Tenn., in 1993, Check Into Cash operates more than 1,000 branch locations in 30 states. Check Into Cash is a founding member of the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) trade organization and is a leader in industry best practices. Check Into Cash offers a full suite of financial service products which include cash advance, check cashing services, bill payment services, wire transfer services, money orders, and reloadable prepaid debit cards in select locations.


The Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) is the only national organization dedicated solely to promoting responsible regulation of the payday advance industry and consumer protections through CFSA’s Best Practices. As such, we are committed to working with policymakers, consumer advocates and CFSA member companies to ensure that the payday advance is a safe and viable credit option for consumers.

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