Dollar Financial Group is a prominent international financial services company that caters to an under-served consumer market segment. Dollar Financial Group provides a wide variety of consumer financial services and products focusing on daily transactional needs and short term loan services. Dollar Financial Group locations offer short term consumer loans, money orders, wire transfers, check cashing services, as well as some daily services such as utility bill payments, tax preparation, and currency exchanges.
The company began back in 1979 and has steadily expanded its operations throughout the United States and worldwide. The Dollar Financial Group network now includes about 1,455 storefront locations, with part of that being 1,112 company operated stores and 97 franchised We The People locations. There are also an additional 246 franchised locations in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S. The publically traded company (NASDAQ: DLLR) now stretches across 32 states and the District of Columbia along with stores in Canada, the U.K. and Ireland. It is the largest network of its kind in both Canada and the U.K. and is the second largest in the United States.
Dollar Financial Group is dedicated to offering products of value on the market, providing an enriching workplace experience and supporting the communities in which Dollar Financial Group operates its business. Dollar Financial Group feels that it is its responsibility to use both its knowledge and expertise to help improve the lives of people in the communities in which it operates. Along those lines, Dollar Financial Group has adopted a "Think Local, Act Local" concept in creating corporate giving policies.
Through its several subsidiary companies, Dollar Financial Group governs four brands in three nations and creates a customized approach in each country. Dollar Financial Group's view of the world is that people are people, not the numbers of demographic statistics. Dollar Financial Group approaches its markets as societies that are trying to find a better quality of life through sustainable economics. Dollar Financial Group sees differences as new opportunities instead of hurdles.
Dollar Financial Group provides franchisees with a time-tested business model that has been created from over two decades of innovation and experience. From the very start of their business, Dollar Financial Group assists with every step of operations and marketing. Dollar Financial Group's support includes choosing the right location, building designs that fit into the chosen neighborhoods and direct training of franchisees with efficient operation standards to grow their businesses.