Tennessee-Based Advance Financial Brings Services To Ooltewah

Monday, February 26, 2018
Advance Financial continues its expansion in the Southeastern Tennessee market Monday with the opening of a store in Ooltewah. The opening marks the 85th location for the company.

The Ooltewah store opens today at 9232 Lee Hwy. As with all other Advance Financial stores, this location will remain open to customers 24/7 thereafter. This is the company’s ninth location in the Chattanooga region.

“At Advance Financial, we are committed to serving more residents in Southeast Tennessee,” said Tina Hodges, the company’s chief executive and chief experience officer.
“That’s why we decided to open our first store in Ooltewah, and why we are looking forward to becoming a part of the community here. We’re excited and ready to start assisting local residents in securing their financial futures.”

"Advance Financial offers a range of financial services including prepaid cards, electronic wire services to anywhere in the world, check cashing, free bill-payment services and free money orders. The company’s loan product is not just a small dollar loan, but a flexible line of credit – called a FLEX Loan – that offers customers the freedom of access to funds on their schedule with no late fees or early payoff penalties.

"Founded more than 20 years ago, Advance Financial is a family-owned company based in Nashville that has expanded its footprint throughout Tennessee in recent years. Its first locations outside of Middle Tennessee were in and around Chattanooga and Knoxville. The company recently entered the West Tennessee market with a new location in Jackson," officials said.

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