NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nashville-based Advance Financial, a leading financial services retailer with more than 50 locations across Tennessee, now offers Free Bill Pay at every location beginning today.
Bill pay services at other retailers and kiosks can cost $.50 to $5.00 per bill, easily adding up to hundreds of dollars in avoidable fees per customer each year.Advance Financial’s extensive list of more than 1,500 payees such as utility, telecom, vehicle and credit card companies, in addition to Free Money Orders and affordable check cashing, provide customers a one-stop service experience whenever they need it.
“Advance Financial is proud to make the investment in Free Bill Pay services to continue providing affordable financial services to our customers,” said Tina Hodges, CEO and Chief Experience Officer at Advance Financial. “Our Free Bill Pay service is an important step forward in the financial service industry and continues to level the playing field by making a traditional banking service, like no-fee bill pay, available to everyone.”
Customers make an average of 10,000 bill payments in Advance Financial stores each month. Based on Advance Financial’s volume in 2013 compared to market data, it is estimated that Advance Financial manages 20 percent of the in-store bill pay transactions in the region.
Advance Financial’s Free Bill Pay service does not require establishing accounts or signing agreements. Customers are welcome to pay one time or every time. Bills can be paid 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the same as paying bills through traditional online banking.
Advance Financial is a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, including check cashing, bill payment, money transfers, short term loans and money orders. The financial center, founded in 1996, is family owned and operated in Nashville, Tenn. Advance Financial operates more than 50 locations open 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout Tennessee and employs more than 550 in-market representatives. The company recently earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and was named a Top Work Place by The Tennessean. For additional information, visit www.af247.com.