ACE Cash Express, Inc. signed a multi-year agreement with Oklahoma Natural Gas (ONG). ONG customers who make service payments at ACE retail stores will have their accounts posted the same day utilizing ACE’s proprietary point-of- sale network.
“This agreement provides our customers with an additional convenient payment option at any of the 23 locations in the Ace network of stores across our state,” said Roy Clymer, ONG Vice President of Customer Service. “This gives our customers more choice in where and how their gas bill payments are made.”
“Building a relationship with a major utility like ONG is very exciting because everybody wins,” said Jay B. Shipowitz, President of ACE. “Customers now have a convenient place to make their monthly payment, ONG will get the information the same day for fast account posting and ACE has added another service for our customers.”
ACE Cash Express, Inc. is headquartered in Irving, Texas and traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol AACE. It is the largest owner, operator and franchiser of check-cashing stores in the United States. Founded in 1968, the company has a total network of more than 1000 stores, including over 854 Company-owned stores and 146 franchised stores in 30 states and Washington, D.C. ACE offers a broad range of financial services, which include check cashing, MoneyGram wire transfers, money orders, small consumer loans, bill payment services and telecommunication services, including prepaid long distance and local phone service. The ACE web site is found at [http://www.acecashexpress.com].
Oklahoma Natural Gas, a division of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE), is the largest natural gas utility in Oklahoma, providing service to more than 750,000 customers. More information about the company is available on the ONG web site at [http://www.ong.com/>http://www.ong.com].