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Cash in a Flash Chart

ProviderAPR* (Range)
Speedy Ca$h356.04%
Loan By Phone of Illinois, LLC404.11%
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Open Cash Advance200% to 2290%


  • One Cash-In-A-Flash loan permitted at a time
  • $30 application fee
  • Minimum 1-year GLCU membership
  • Age 18+
  • GLCU accounts in good standing
  • Established direct deposit minimum of $500 per month for the most recent 6 month period, and one-time deposits such as tax refunds are excluded from this average
  • Payment must be set up as transfer from payroll on the same account as Cash-In-A-Flash
  • Maximum term of 9 months
  • No credit check

*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. A fixed rate of 17.90% will be applied to the outstanding loan balance; the $30 application fee is applied to the loan as a prepaid finance charge which, when added to the overall cost of the loan, equates to an APR of 33.50%. GLCU Cash-In-A-Flash loans are typically for 9-month term and a maximum loan amount of $500. Maximum of three Cash-In-A-Flash Loans per calendar year. The comparison APR loan terms provided are based on publicly available information. All information is presented without warranty, and the estimated APR, terms and other features are not binding in any way. Lenders offer a range of APRs depending on your credit history, income, and other factors. Only borrowers with the best credit qualify for the lowest rates.