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Phone: (302) 636-7581 Fax: (800) 444-0112 View Additional Phone Numbers 3422 Old Capitol Trail, Suite 1109, Wilmington, DE 19808
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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that lowered the rating for Cash In A Wink include:
- 59 complaint(s) filed against business
- Failure to respond to 15 complaint(s) filed against business
- 14 complaint(s) filed against business that were not resolved
Factors that raised the rating for Cash In A Wink include:
- Length of time business has been operating
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|Problems with Product/Service||8|
|Total Closed Complaints||59|
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Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
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Delaware Banking Commission
555 E. Loockerman Street, Suite 210, Dover DE 19901
Phone Number: 302-739-4235
Fax Number: (302) 739-2356
Licenses, Division of Revenue
820 N. French Street, Wilmington DE 19801
Phone Number: 302-577-8778
Fax Number: 302-577-8203
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Paul Silverman
Alternate Business NamesA-1 Premium Budget
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With payday loans, a consumer gives a credit or debit card or writes a check payable to the lender for the amount he or she wishes to borrow plus a fee. The lender gives the borrower that amount minus the fee. The lender then waits until the borrower's next payday, when the borrower can do one of three things: allow the lender to cash the check or charge the account, redeem it by paying cash to recover the loan plus a fee, or roll it over by paying the fee to extend the loans for two or more weeks. Fees charged for payday loans are usually a percentage of the face value or a fee charged per amount borrowed (lenders may charge anywhere from $15 - $50 dollars for every $100 borrowed). By rolling the loan over you may be obligated to pay a finance charge (a dollar amount) and the annual percentage rate or APR (the cost of credit on a yearly basis). Typically, the APR is extremely high (in Delaware we have seen APRs as high as 300%) and can be increased with a missed, late or partial payment.
If you decide you must use a payday loan, borrow only as much as you can afford to pay with your next paycheck and still have enough funds to make it to the next payday.
Under the Truth in Lending Act, the cost of the payday loans - like other types of credit - must be disclosed. Among other information, a consumer must receive, in writing, the finance charge and the annual percentage rate or APR.
The BBB, along with the FTC, advises consumers to consider other possibilities before deciding on a payday loan:
If you need credit, shop carefully. Consider a small loan from your credit union or a small loan company, an advance on pay from your employer, or a loan from family or friends.
Ask your creditors for more time to pay your bills. Find out what they will charge for that service - as a late charge, an additional finance charge, or a higher interest rate.
Make a realistic budget, and figure your monthly and daily expenditures. Build some savings - even small deposits can help - to avoid borrowing for emergencies, unexpected expenses or other items.
If you need help working out a debt repayment plan with creditors or developing a budget, contact your local consumer credit counseling service. There are non-profit groups that offer credit guidance to consumers for little or no cost.