Dollar Financial Group

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Dollar Financial (Lone Star Funds LLC)
Industry Financial services and Retail
Founded 1979[1]
Headquarters Berwyn, Pennsylvania,
United States
Area served
Key people
John Grayken
Products Loans, Pawnbroking and Jewellery sales
Parent Lone Star Funds LLC

Dollar Financial Group, Inc. (DFG) is a US-based financial services group with over 1000 locations in seven countries.[1] It focusses on low-income or bad-credit consumers, providing short term loans (payday loans), pawnbroking and gold buying services.[1] DFG's brands include Money Mart (Canada), The Money Shop (UK and Ireland), Loan Mart, Insta-Cheques, and We The People.[2] The group recently acquired Suttons & Robertsons.

In 2009 DFG was the largest provider of payday loans in the United Kingdom, with around a quarter of the market.[3] In February 2011 DFG additionally acquired the largest British internet payday lender, Month End Money (MEM) (including the brand PaydayUK) for $195m,[4] and suggested The Money Shop's network could grow from around 350 shops to around 1200.[5]

The company was previously known as "Monetary Management Corporation", changing its name in 1990.[2]