About Us

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OUR STORY

Family owned and operated, Advance Financial was founded in 1996 in Franklin, Tennessee. From its humble beginnings as a 3-store chain, the company has grown to include more than 95 locations throughout Tennessee and is now a leading fintech company offering online loans in 11 states.

We currently employ more than 1,000 of our neighbors. Here is a brief history of our growth:

1996

Harpeth Financial Services founded in Franklin, Tennessee

1998

3 stores (one in Franklin, two in Nashville) and 3 employees

2004

13 stores and 20 employees, added stores in Columbia, Dickson, Clarksville, and Lebanon

2006

18 stores and 40 employees, added stores in Springfield and Lafayette, added Sunday hours

2006

Company’s 10-year anniversary!

2010

26 stores and more than 150 employees, launched 24/7 stores in selected locations

2013

56 stores and more than 600 employees, chosen as one of The Tennessean’s “Top Places to Work” in Nashville

2015

63 stores and began offering Flex Loans

2016

80 stores, over 700 employees and celebrated 20th anniversary

2018

96 stores, over 1,000 employees, online Flex Loans offered in 11 states. The company was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for the seventh year in a row. The Nashville Business Journal also named Advance Financial as 2018’s fourth fastest growing company in the Nashville market, and Forbes included the company on its 2018 list of Best Employers for New Graduates.