About

Jessica Price

Jessica is hyper-focused on making information about the Personal Loans offered by CheckSmart including Payday Loans, Installment Loans, Line of Credit, and Title Loans accessible and easy to understand. Learning the basics about finances shouldn’t be complicated after all! The key to responsible borrowing is understanding the loans you’re considering, and it’s Jessica’s mission to help anyone considering a loan make an informed decision. Jessica is passionate about sharing easy-to-follow Budgeting Tips and helping readers increase their financial literacy in the Financial Corner of the blog. You’ll find great budgeting tips, Simplified Savings tips, and information that will help you improve your financial wellness sprinkled throughout each of her blogs.

Posts from Jessica Price

making side money

Savvy Saver

5 Ideas for Making Extra Money

October 30, 2023

inspirational books

Savvy Saver

Three Books That Inspire Personal Growth and Change

September 28, 2023

personal loan options

SmartMatch Loans

Personal Loan Education

September 28, 2023

save for your future

Budgeting Basics

How to Save Money for Your Future

August 25, 2023

keeping healthy and fit

Savvy Saver

Keeping Fit

August 14, 2023

budget friendly summer

Savvy Saver

10 Budget Friendly Summertime Activities

July 31, 2023

payday loans indiana

SmartMatch Loans

Indiana A Place That Feels Like Home

July 10, 2023

build a budget

Savvy Saver

Building a Budget in Three Easy Steps

June 12, 2023

home maintenance tips

Savvy Saver

Preventative Home Maintenance Guide

June 12, 2023

Budgeting for Giving Back

Savvy Saver

Give Back to the Community Without Money

May 23, 2023

rainy day fund savings

Savvy Saver

Rainy Day Funds for Unexpected Emergencies

May 5, 2023

Prioritize Debt Repayment

Budgeting Basics

Prioritize Debt Repayment

April 18, 2023

Direct Lender Installment Loans

Financial Services

What are Personal Installment Loans

March 30, 2023

CheckSmart loans overview

SmartMatch Loans

Loan Options Finding Your SmartMatch

February 24, 2023

loan repayment guide

Savvy Saver

Smart Personal Loan Repayment Guide

February 23, 2023

Low Fee Check Cashing

Financial Services

Check Cashing the CheckSmart Way

February 23, 2023

Customer Notice: There are a wide variety of financial products available in the marketplace, so your choice should match your financial needs. Small-dollar loans used over a long period of time can be expensive. 

Noticia al Consumidor: Existe una amplia variedad de productos financieros disponibles en el mercado, por lo que su elección debe coincidir con sus necesidades financieras. Los préstamos de poco dinero utilizados durante un largo período de tiempo pueden ser costosos. 

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1. Early direct deposit availability depends on payor type, timing, payment instructions, and bank fraud prevention measures. As such, early direct deposit availability may vary from pay period to pay period. The name and Social Security number on file with your employer or benefits provider must match your Green Dot account to prevent fraud restrictions on the account.

2. Opt-in required. Account must be in good standing and chip-enabled debit card activated to opt-in. Initial and ongoing eligible direct deposits are required for overdraft coverage. Additional criteria may apply which can affect your eligibility and your overdraft coverage. Overdrafts are paid at our discretion. Overdraft fees may cause your account to be overdrawn by an amount that is greater than your overdraft coverage. A $15 fee may apply to each eligible purchase transaction that brings your account negative. Balance must be brought to at least $0 within 24 hours of authorization of the first transaction that overdraws your account to avoid a fee.

3. See app for free ATM locations. 1 free in-network withdrawal per calendar month. $3.00 per withdrawal thereafter. $3.00 for out-of-network withdrawals and $1.00 for balance inquiries, plus any fee the ATM owner may charge. Limits apply.

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The USA PATRIOT Act is a Federal law that requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. You will be asked to provide your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. You may also be asked to provide documentation as proof of identification. Approval is contingent upon successfully passing this mandatory identification confirmation.

Loan Products: Subject to state regulations, eligibility, credit check, underwriting & approval, and meet state database eligibility, where required based on type of lending product requested. All products are not available at all locations. Rates, terms and conditions apply. See associate for details. Lending decisions and funding times subject to system limitations. Some applications may require additional verification, which can delay the lending decision. 

Non-Loan Store Services: Rules, restrictions, and fees apply. See store for details. 

Ohio Residents: Check Cashing provided by Buckeye Check Cashing, Inc., CC700000, Main Office 5165 Emerald Parkway, Suite 100, Dublin OH 43017. 

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