If you can get a no fax cash advance, then perhaps you don’t have to turn to a family member. But if you can’t, a family loan is a great thing, indeed. I found this to be true. In fact, my father was kind enough when I was out of college to loan me the grand sum of $200 to pay for my ELT course training. Turned out to be the loan that started a chain of events that led to where I am now. As a result of his generosity, I took training that enabled me to get a job in a community center role teaching ESL, then with that experience, I was able to get on a Certificate Course (RSA CERT of TEFL). After that, I emigrated and found work teaching in Taiwan. I have now my own business, and a satisfying career. All from a $200 loan. I’d encourage anyone taking a similar route, to look at the page for these tips. In the event that your loan has to be repaid, this page can really help you focus on paying back your loan, properly and efficiently.