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DebitFacts.org Launches New Video Urging Consumers to Adopt a Life Savings Plan

PULSE-sponsored site empowers consumers to be financially responsible at all stages of life

HOUSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ — DebitFacts.org today launched the newest offering in its video series dedicated to informing consumers about debit card uses, security and responsible money management. The latest video, addressing how to save money at different stages of your life, joins the initial installment of the series which focused on the PIN and signature methods of debit card use.

DebitFacts.org is a debit card information Web site sponsored by the PULSE® ATM/debit network. Along with the video, DebitFacts.org offers information to consumers about the ease and convenience of paying with debit cards. The site also features money management articles written by certified financial planners and money management experts that detail how consumers can make debit part of their personal money management strategy.

"Debit cards are a convenient way to use and properly manage your money, and this site communicates all the benefits associated with debit cards," said Cindy Ballard, PULSE executive vice president. "The latest video gives consumers tips to start a savings plan and take steps to better financial planning and money management using features already offered by your debit card and financial institution."

Already appearing on the site are expert articles from Bruce Cundiff, director of payments research and consulting with Javelin Strategy & Research, and Judy Lawrence, financial and wealth coach and author of The Budget Kit: Common Cents Money Management Workbook. In the coming months, additional expert articles and videos will be posted to the site to offer consumers easy to understand information about debit card uses.

About PULSE

PULSE is one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks, currently serving more than 4,500 banks, credit unions and savings institutions across the country. PULSE is owned by Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS). The network links cardholders with more than 289,000 ATMs, as well as POS terminals at retail locations nationwide. The company is also a valued resource for industry research related to electronic payments and is committed to providing its participants with education on evolving products, services and trends in the payments industry. For more information, visit www.pulsenetwork.com.