Is a Plaid connection required? Gil June 04, 2021 15:39 Yes, a connection is required for Salary Advance. It's also required for your personal loan application, but if it's not possible to link your bank through Plaid, you are required to connect your payroll through Argyle instead. Related articles What is Plaid? How do I know if I’m eligible for a loan (requirements)? What is Salary Advance? What is VantageScore? Does checking my credit score hurt my credit? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.