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SMART Payment Plan(R) Recognized as the National Leader in Consumer Financial Services for Second Year in a Row

SMART Payment Plan Receives 10th Annual Dealers' Choice Diamond Award for Excellence in Customer Support, Service and Value

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - July 24, 2014) - SMART Payment Plan®, a financial technology company that specializes in consumer bill payments, has received the Diamond Award for outstanding customer support, service and value in the 10th Annual Auto Dealer Monthly Dealers' Choice Awards. This is the second consecutive year that SMART Payment Plan has received the Diamond Award -- the highest rated honor -- in the Bi-Weekly Payment category.

"For 11 years, we've helped hundreds of thousands of customers simplify their lives, payoff loans faster, ease budgeting, improve cash flow and save money," said David Engelman, chief executive officer for SMART Payment Plan. "We congratulate the agents and advisors whose commitment to exceptional client and customer service earned this award for SMART Payment Plan for the second year and we thank the dealers and dealership personnel who voted for us."

SMART Payment Plan simplifies the bill paying process. SMART automatically deducts smaller bill and loan payments from a customer's bank account on a schedule that matches their pay schedule -- whether weekly, every-2-weeks or twice-a-month. Smaller, more frequent payments allow customers to pay off debt more quickly and save money by reducing the amount of interest charged over the life of a loan. SMART Payment Plan works with customers to pay down fixed consumer loans, including vehicle loans, home mortgages, student loans, and credit cards. The company has processed more than one billion dollars in consumer loan payments since 2003.

The Diamond Dealers' Choice Award is given annually to the highest-rated vendors, suppliers and financial companies in the automotive industry. Each company is rated on its product or service, customer service, its overall value, and if the dealer would recommend the product or service to a customer or other dealer.

Three awards are given in each category: Diamond, Platinum and Gold. To win, dealership personnel who have first-hand knowledge and experience with a nominee must rate them among the top three highest performing companies in each category. The highest rated provider that receives a score above the category average wins the Diamond Award, while the second and third highest scoring companies earn the Platinum and Gold Awards respectively.

ABOUT SMART PAYMENT PLAN

SMART Payment Plan is a financial technology company that specializes in automated consumer bill payments. We simplify budgeting, help pay off debt faster and improve cash flow by matching smaller bill payments to our customers' weekly, every-2-weeks or twice-a-month paydays. We provide safe and secure payments to pay down mortgages, credit cards, vehicle, boat, personal and school loans -- and all other fixed monthly bills, including rent, cable, daycare, and cell phone bills. For more information about SMART Payment Plan, please visit www.smartpaymentplan.com.

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