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Kmart now offering in-store bill-pay service

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Customers who wish to pay their bills in person can now do so at Kmart through the retailers new CheckFreePay walk-in bill payment service from Fiserv. The program is available at all Kmart stores nationwide and accepts bill payment from more than 3,000 companies—everything from electric, gas and cable bills to credit card statements and auto loans.

"We are continuously seeking convenient ways to help customers manage their personal finances. The debut of Kmart's in-store bill pay program does just that - it gives our customers access to a fast and convenient way to pay bills and manage their finances," said Keith Brand, DVP alternative financial services for Kmart. "By providing services like this, we hope to make shopping at Kmart a more satisfying experience."

Through Kmart's new bill pay program, customers are able to pay thousands of bills for $1.50 or less per transaction with cash or a PIN-based debit card at any Kmart store nationwide. Customers simply bring their bill stub and payment to any Kmart customer service desk, and the payment will be sent to the biller by the next day, if processed before 7 p.m. EST.

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