Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 28, 2006
Answers, etc., a leader in financial services software, announced today that their industry-leading PowerCheck32 check cashing, payday loan and retail accounting software now has the capability to also carry the Coinstar line of prepaid products and services.
Approximately 3,000 financial service centers in banks, grocery, payday loan, check cashing and convenience stores nationwide will now have the option of expanding their financial services product line by offering the Coinstar (NASDAQ: CSTR) line of gift cards, prepaid cash cards, prepaid wireless, prepaid long distance and other financial products.
"By offering the prepaid solutions available through Coinstar's E-Payment Services, MSB's can better serve and cater to their clients in this fast paced growing sector," states Scott Merritt, President, Answers, etc. "The seamless integration and load speeds are amazing and creates a proven revenue stream to our clients and outstanding product offerings to consumers."
Interfacing real-time with the CoinStar E-Payment processing center, the program is fully integrated into Answers' potent PowerCheck32 point-of-sale software. Sales, loading, and reloading through point of sale activation (POSA) or host-to-host terminals are all embedded and tracked from the point of sale all the way to the general ledger.
"Working with Answers, etc., a leader in financial services software and market innovation brings us an outstanding opportunity to effectively market our prepaid products through the financial services channel across America," said Michael Herold, Vice President of National Accounts. "We look forward to the strategic partnership and supplying our proven products and value through PowerCheck32."
"We are very excited to offer such a flexible, secure solution to the market," said Merritt. "This partnership with Coinstar reinforces our standing as a leader in Financial Services Solutions and consumer product offerings."
Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSTR) is a multi-national company offering a range of 4th Wall(TM) solutions for the retailers' front of store consisting of self-service coin counting, electronic payment solutions, money transfer, entertainment services and self-service DVD rental. The company's products and services can be found at more than 60,000 retail locations including supermarkets, financial institutions, drug stores, mass merchants, convenience stores, and restaurants. For more information, visit http://www.coinstar.com.
About Answers, etc:
Answers, etc. is dedicated to the demands of the financial services industry. Since 1989 Answers has developed check cashing and payday advance software tailored to the needs of various financial service providers including check cashing stores, payday lenders, banks, grocery stores and convenience stores. Today with over 6000 teller stations currently in place across the US, Canada, and Europe, Answers has become a leader in this competitive market.
Answers' PowerCheck32 software serves as a point of sale for processing check cashing, payday advances, lottery tickets, phone cards, stamps, etc. while our hardware provides the robust multi-user network environment needed to run financial service centers seamlessly. With a well-trained and dedicated staff of Technicians and Programmers, Answers is geared toward total customer support to allow business owners to focus on growth of their operations. For more information, visit http://www.answersetc.com.