Consolidated Funeral Services, Inc. Integrates First American into its Website Payment Center Solution

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Integration allows funeral homes to offer families broader payment options

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Consolidated Funeral Services, Inc. (CFS), the nation’s largest provider of funeral websites, has partnered with First American Payment Systems to allow funeral homes greater flexibility when accepting online or on-premises payments from the families that they serve.

The partnership gives CFS clients an immediate advantage, with the ability to offer a fully integrated, PCI-compliant payment capability on their websites. Funeral homes can use their First American account to accept payments online and on-premises using credit and debit cards, ACH, and e-checks.

In addition, the partnership between CFS and First American gives software users access to unique payment capabilities; these include the ability to securely store customer card data for a recurring payment plan, and technology that automatically updates soon-to-expire card information, preventing the hassle and extra work created by payment declines. First American’s technology also provides a fully secure payment environment, with data-breach protection, fraud prevention, and other security protocols.

“Our goal at CFS is to provide funeral homes with leading technology that helps grow their business, save them time, and allow them to provide exceptional service to the families that they serve,” said CFS Co-founder Peter Richardson. “The addition of First American’s payment technology ticks all of those boxes and we are delighted to be offering this new capability to our clients.”

“A known innovator within the funeral services space, CFS is perpetually raising the bar for what an effective website within this vertical can do,” said Bill Lodes, First American’s EVP of Business Development & Strategy. “Payment acceptance is a critical part of that, along with delivering an integration experience that is second to none. These are priorities that both CFS and First American share; it is an honor to be entrusted with their payments business.”

For more information, please contact Chris Yurko, Director of Business Development, First American, chris.yurko@first-american.net.

About First American Payment Systems – Technology Driven Payments
First American Payment Systems, L.P., headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a global payment technology company providing leading integrated payment solutions to more than 220,000 merchants throughout the Americas, Europe, and Australia. First American provides partner and merchant payment solutions that include a robust set of in-store, online and mobile payment solutions paired with the latest in payment security, across a wide range of verticals. Backed by award-winning customer service, merchants and partners have access to our U.S.-based Customer Call Center 24/7/365. For more information, visit http://www.first-american.net.

About Consolidated Funeral Services, Inc.
Founded in 2008, CFS is the nation’s largest provider of funeral home websites, serving over 5,500 funeral homes across North America. CFS websites come with outstanding customer support and are packed with exceptional features that help funeral homes grow their business and better serve families. For more information, visit https://www.runcfs.com.

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