Don Gayhardt

Don Gayhardt is the president and chief executive officer of CURO Financial Technologies Corp, formerly known as Speedy Group Holdings Corp. A short-term loan provider based in Wichita, Kansas, CURO possesses more than 400 international locations operating under the Rapid Cash, Cash Money, LendDirect, WageDayAdvance, and Speedy Cash brands. Working closely with individuals from communities… Read More…

CURO Financial Technologies Corp

CURO Offers Short-Term Loans to People from Underserved Communities A short-term loan provider based in Wichita, Kansas, CURO Financial Technologies Corp offers a variety of financing solutions to underbanked individuals. Established in 1997 by three childhood friends, the company identified a growing need for short-term loans and set out to provide convenient financing. During its… Read More…


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How Fintech Will Change Banking in a Big Way for Many People

How Fintech Will Change Banking in a Big Way for Many People

A significant portion of the population remains “unbanked” or “underbanked” due to a variety of factors. They may not have any trust in traditional financial institutions or they may lack the financial resources to afford a bank account, for example. Unbanked individuals are those who don’t use any traditional financial services, like bank accounts, while… Continue Reading

Why Are Some People Hesitant to Use Banks?

Why Are Some People Hesitant to Use Banks?

A 2015 FIC survey revealed that 7 percent of American households are “unbanked,” meaning that they did not have any sort of account at a traditional, insured financial institution. Such people often turn to other resources, like payday loans, for financial services. However, this approach to saving, investing, and taking out loans isn’t advantageous in… Continue Reading