August is the Best Time to Get a Root Beer Float, Eye Exam, Pedi, and More

August is the Best Time to...

August is a month when two seasons collide. Even though it’s the last full month of summer, it’s a pick-up-the-pace kind of month. There are school supplies to buy, new schedules to get used to, and great deals to be…

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Infographic: Sales Tax Holidays Offer Back-to-School Shopping Savings

Sales Tax Holidays Offer Back-to-School Shopping Savings

More and more states are declaring “sales tax holidays” to help families take some of the bite out of back-to-school shopping. The term may sound funny if you haven’t heard it before – but a sales tax holiday can mean…

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7 Cheap Ways to Furnish a Dorm Room

7 Cheap Ways to Furnish a Dorm Room

As newly minted high school graduates head off to college, many of them will be experiencing dorm living for the first time. Creating a functional and comfortable environment for their new “home away from home” is an important part of…

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Infographic: The Check ‘n Go History of Service Timeline

Check 'n Go History of Service Timeline

Most great enterprises spring up from humble origins and Check ‘n Go is no exception. Founded at a time when cash-strapped consumers had few, if any, options when they needed temporary help making ends meet, Check ‘n Go has provided…

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The People Who Work at Check ‘n Go: Nicole Olverson

The People of Check 'n Go - Nicole Olverson

Everyday people work in all kinds of positions at Check ‘n Go, including quality assurance. People like Nicole Olverson. When you hear a recorded message saying that your call will be monitored for quality assurance purposes, it goes to someone…

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The People Who Work at Check ‘n Go: Lizette De La Cruz

The People of Check 'n Go - Lizette De La Cruz

When you call the Check ‘n Go call center, that friendly voice you hear belongs to a highly trained individual. Those customer service skills need to be developed, and one of the people responsible for training new team members is…

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EMV Chip Cards: 10 Facts You Need to Know

EMV Chip Cards: 10 Facts You Need to Know

Adoption of EMV chip cards in the U.S. has lagged behind many other countries. One reason for the delay has been merchants’ reluctance to shoulder the cost of buying and installing EMV chip card reading equipment. That’s where the new…

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Payday Loans Defended by Major California Newspaper

Payday Loans Defended by Major California Newspaper

The Orange County Register, one of the most widely read newspapers in Southern California, recently published an editorial defending consumer access to payday loans and other forms of short-term credit. The editorial, “Don’t deny credit to desperate borrowers,” ran on…

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Infographic: Payday Loans and Personal Debt in America

Infographic - Payday Loans and Personal Debt in America

There are a number of myths surrounding payday loans, and one of the most commonly heard is that payday borrowers take out too many short-term loans for their own good. There are even some people who believe that payday lending…

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