Ace Cash Express has been in business since 1968. Their headquarters is in Irving, Texas, and they have expanded into 23 other states, including Louisiana, Oklahoma and Virginia. Like many car title loan companies near me, they offer online title loans. What makes Ace different is that title advances are only one of many services available, and aren’t Ace’s primary focus. They have tax and savings assistance, bill payment, and personal and payday loans as well. Applicants must have a clear title with no debts, a government issued photo ID and proof of a steady income. The amount you can get varies by state, with the lowest at $100 and $5,000 at the highest.
Founded in 1997, with its headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Advance America is a tightly focused short-term loan and financial services business that has over 2,000 offices in thirty states from coast to coast. They offer some online and phone based services, but are largely a brick and mortar business. Like many older lending services, Advance America did not start with car title loans, and offers them alongside other services such as payday loans and check cashing. Online title loans available range in amount from $300 to $10,000 depending on the state you are in and the value of your car. Bring your car, clear title, photo ID and proof of income when applying.
Another single-state vehicle loan company, Alabama Title Loans has its headquarters in Mobile, and has 36 locations around the state. It was founded in 1990, and like many on this list has affiliates in other states. An Alabama resident with a clear title can bring their car, title and picture ID into one of their locations and get up to $15,000 depending on the value of the vehicle.
Founded in Utah in 2006, this company is headquartered in Salt Lake City but has dozens of locations scattered across twenty-one states, along with their online presence. They operate in 20 states besides Utah, including Idaho, Texas and Wisconsin. Borrowing rules and amounts vary from state to state, as mentioned above. They offer cash loans on car titles. The maximum amount offered depending on state limits is $25,000 with a minimum of $750. Generally, you cannot receive a secured personal loan without the title, legal ID, proof of residence and proof of income. They offer a fast turnaround, often as soon as thirty minutes, and do not require insurance.
With 60 locations throughout Ohio, CashMax Ohio has its headquarters in Akron, and focuses on title and payday loans. It was founded in 2003, and is a state branch of the larger CashMax company. CashMax Ohio offers car title loans of up to $10,000 depending on the value of the car. A clear title, state ID, proof of residence, and the car itself are all that is needed to get a loan through CashMax.
Headquartered in Orem, Utah, Check City is another multi-offering lender and financial services company, with many more services than most others on our list. Founded in 1986, they now have sixty-five locations in Utah, Nevada, Virginia and Colorado. Besides instant online title loans, they offer payday loans, check cashing, bill payment, an insurance brokerage service and a host of other services. To get a title advance, you will need to own your car free and clear and bring it, your title and registration, a picture ID and proof of income to one of Check City’s locations. You can borrow up to half the black book value of your car depending on your ability to pay, and they may ask for additional information to approve larger loans.
Founded in 1993 in Cleveland, Tennessee, Check-Into-Cash has grown to more than 1000 branch locations in 30 states. They offer a mix of short-term personal loan solutions including title and payday loans, as well as general financial services such as check cashing and bill payment. Like many companies, Check-Into-Cash inspects your vehicle and requires a government-issued photo ID, proof of income, and proof of residence. How much you can take out depends on the laws in your state, the value of your vehicle and your ability to repay, and goes up to $25,000.
Texas-based Check-N-Title Loans, established in 2007, is another broader-based financial services provider with car title loans as a focus. Headquartered in Dallas, they have nine locations in the greater Dallas area. They also offer check cashing, gold buying and personal loans. Their loan amounts are generous—up to $50,000, generally based on half the vehicle’s value according to their website’s car title loan calculator—and they accept cars, trucks, motorcycles, and ATVs. To obtain a loan, you will need to bring your paid-off vehicle with a Texas title and your state photo ID.
Headquartered in Long Beach, California, City Loan is a smaller company that has been in business since 1995. They have expanded across the Southwest during that time, and also serve customers in Missouri. They specialize in online vehicle title loans, and are somewhat unusual in that they can disburse loans through MoneyGram. Requirements vary by state; they have a list of disclosures on their website. Loans can be for up to 60% of the vehicle’s appraised value. They also have a vehicle pawn program which lets you get more money, but they keep your vehicle until you repay them. They do not provide loans on equity, but will help you repay your car loan as part of the loan you get through them.
Embassy Loans is a small Florida title loan company, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Cooper City. They have thirty-two locations in Florida only. They are strictly a title lending company, and require ID, a vehicle with a clear title and insurance, proof of income, and proof of residence, such as utility bills. You can borrow from $500-$10,000 depending on the value of your car. They offer approvals in as little as ten minutes, according to their website, including offering car title loans completely online without phones calls or inspection of the car.
InstaLoan is the third brand of the TMX Finance Company, which also owns TitleMax and TitleBucks. It differs from them in having a greater variety of loan products, again broadening TMX’s base and providing them with a lot of stability and reliability. They operate thirty locations in Florida only. Besides their 1st Lien Loan, they offer a small assortment of personal and signature loans. Through the 1st Lien Loan, you can borrow up to $2500 according to Florida state law, and will need a lien and loan free vehicle, legal ID, proof of residence and proof of income.
Founded in Sherman Oaks, California, LoanMart is the largest West Coast focused title and loan stores, with over three thousand car title loan locations. They opened their doors in 1999, moving to their headquarters in Encino, California in 2007. Though they focus on Western states, they recently expanded services to Missouri. Applicants can apply for 100% online car title loans and send in recent photos of their vehicle instead of bringing it in for an appraisal. Unlike with many loan companies, at LoanMart you can get a car title loan without a clear title. Besides bad credit secured loans, they have an emergency cash loan program of up to $2,500, and low-value title loans for older vehicles, for those who have an older car and need a small loan.
MaxCash is a little different from other offerings on this list, as it is a loan processing company, which works with multiple auto title companies to find consumers the best deal. They are new, founded in 2008, and largely operate online. But thanks to their extensive networking with lenders, their services are available in 29 states, from California to Massachusetts, and are available conditionally in another 20. Their corporate office is in Tempe, Arizona. Because MaxCash works with multiple companies across much of the country, how much you can get, the requirements and conditions vary greatly according to state laws. Generally, they require a free and clear vehicle title, three unrelated references, a government issued photo ID and social security card, proof of income, insurance on the vehicle, and photos of all four sides of the car, its VIN and odometer. Their website has an online title loan calculator to help determine how much you can borrow according to the value of the vehicle.
Founded in 2006, this is another strictly Florida-based company with 21 locations, and headquarters in Pompano Beach. Their sole focus is bad credit title loans. To apply, you will need a car in good working order, its title or car loan information, photo ID, and proof of residence and income. You can get a loan from Rapid based on the equity of your car; it does not have to be fully paid off. The amount you can get depends on that equity, and averages around $3,000.
Speedy Cash was founded in 1997 in Riverside, California. They now have hundreds of stores in 14 states coast to coast and offer online title lending services in another 13. A broad-based short-term loan company, they offer payday and personal loans, lines of credit and check cashing services as well as auto title loans. They can be contacted via walk-in, online, by phone and even through their own phone app. To get a loan through Speedy Cash, you must be 18, have a valid photo ID, title or information on your car loan/lien, have proof of car insurance, income and residence, and have a car in drivable condition. Depending on the value of the car, your ability to pay and whether it has a clear title, you can borrow up to the limit allowed by your state. Internet based loans tend to be smaller—usually up to $500—but are available in more places.
Established in 1994, Los Angeles based TFC Title Loans has twenty locations in California, Arizona and New Mexico. They also operate online, serving New Mexico customers out of their Los Angeles office. They offer both fully online and in-person borrowing. They require a car title, photo ID, proof of residency, proof of income, proof of insurance, pictures of the vehicle, and six references, which can include one family member. They accept title-free cars and even large vehicles such as RVs and big rigs as collateral for loans from $2,500-$50,000, depending on vehicle value, ability to repay, and state law.
Founded in 2009, Tio Rico Te Ayuda is another small-territory subsidiary of a larger company, with its corporate offices in Phoenix, sixteen locations in central Arizona, and four more in Southern California. They are heavily marketed toward Hispanic and Latino communities in these areas, with bilingual staff and a bilingual website. Besides personal and signature loans for small amounts, Tio Rico provides personal loans with collateral from $100-$100,000 depending on state law, the value of the vehicle and your ability to repay. They accept cars, trucks, motorcycles or RVs as long as the title is clean and the borrower is eighteen or older with a driver’s license.
TitleBucks is a smaller but still fairly well established outfit that is owned and founded by the same company that created TitleMax. They were similarly founded in Georgia in 1998 and have their headquarters in Savannah. There are roughly 100 TitleBucks locations in five states besides Georgia, including South Carolina and Tennessee. TitleBucks has very similar requirements to their sister company, and again, these will vary by state. It is available in fewer places, but has a lower minimum loan amount of $250. They broaden the base of the larger company, offering similar benefits such as the stability of a long-established company.
TitleMax is part of one of the largest title loan companies in the United States. Founded in Georgia in 1998, they have their headquarters in Savannah, but have expanded to over 1100 locations in sixteen states. They operate in fifteen states besides Georgia, including Alabama, California and Virginia. TitleMax offers vehicle collateral loans and title pawns for both automobiles and motorcycles in as little as thirty minutes. You need to own the vehicle free and clear to put it up as collateral. The specific terms and car title loan requirements vary by state, and their website has a handy list of those requirements by state in their How It Works section. The amount they offer depends on the appraised value of the vehicle, up to $10,000. They are an older, well-established company that supplies a lot of good information to potential clients.
Turbo Title Loan is a younger company founded in Delaware in 2011, and headquartered in Chicago. They specialize in low-interest title loans, making them more flexible for consumers, though how much they can loan and under what circumstances still varies by state. Their online products can be used by consumers in 21 states including the West Coast, Wyoming and North Dakota. They are strict in their criteria, only allowing auto equity loans on free and clear vehicles less than 15 years old and worth at least $2,500. The maximum you can borrow depends on the wholesale value of the vehicle and your ability to pay. The minimum is determined by state law.