Doylestown, PA – September 9th, 2011 - Family Financial Centers, LLC, a franchise company of financial services including check cashing, money orders, wire transfer, tax preparation services and short-term consumer loans, and The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, announced the signing of a new multi-year agreement.
Paul Eckert, President and CEO of Family Financial Centers said, "Western Union is a valued service provider for our company and our franchisees. Our company's core beliefs are in providing exemplary customer service and our association with Western Union helps us to provide that type of service."
"Western Union looks forward to continuing our successful relationship with Family Financial Centers and helping provide consumers' financial services needs," said David Polidore, Key Account Executive - NE Region, Western Union. "Consumers will continue to find a suite of Western Union® services, including sending money across town or across the globe through money transfer services; purchasing money orders to help manage their budgets and payments; and the ability to purchase general purpose reloadable cards for their own use to help meet their personal financial needs."
Family Financial Centers is the ″Quantum Leap″ forward in the evolution of the alternative financial service center. Located in attractive suburban centers, Family Financial Centers have the systems, ambience and professionalism of a traditional bank. FFC offers a full array of financial services including check cashing, money orders, wire transfer, tax preparation services and short-term consumer loans.
Family Financial Centers is committed to raising the standard for alternative financial service providers both for product offerings and the way they are delivered to the market. Our centers are conveniently located to our customer's home or work. We are fully automated with systems that keep the average transaction time to just a few minutes. This allows our customer to have all of their financial needs taken care of conveniently and efficiently, in an environment that is upbeat, professional and friendly. Family Financial Centers is rapidly expanding through the acquisition and conversion of existing financial centers to the Family brand.