Second, make sure that you don't borrow more than you really need to. If you're offered a loan of $500 but you only need $150 to pay the bill that's due, only borrow the $150. If you borrow the $500 just because it's offered to you, you're much more likely to spend the rest of it on something that you don't really need – and to have trouble paying back the loan because you really borrowed more than you could comfortably afford. There are ways to avoid this, and the best way is not to allow the company to talk you into any extra money or any 'special' terms that you aren't comfortable with. They are there to help you, but they are also there to make money off of you, and it's best not to forget that. Read the contract that you'll be signing. Get explanations of anything that you don't understand. If they won't explain it to you or you don't feel comfortable, don't sign anything. You can always go somewhere else.
Third, you might be able to get a much better interest rate if you get your cash advance online, and you usually won't have to worry about things like credit checks with most companies that offer online services. These companies are great for people who want to get money fast, at a good rate, and don't want to have to drive across town to do so. Instead, you can get on your computer from the comfort of your own home, fill out the information that the company needs, and get money put in your bank account, usually within 24 hours. Just following a few simple tips is by far the best way for a person to get a cash advance or payday loan that he or she feels comfortable with and that can be paid back easily on payday.