SOURCE: 1st Global Financial Corporation

March 28, 2006 08:45 ET

1st GLOBAL FINANCIAL CORPORATION Is the New Name of Global Debit Cash Card, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2006 -- Effective immediately 1st GLOBAL FINANCIAL CORPORATION (OTC: FGBF) is the new name of the company formerly known as Global Debit Cash Card, Inc. The Company's new ticker symbol is FGBF. In conjunction with the name change, a new web site has been created (

"The direction of our scope of business services has expanded considerably since the company was exclusively in the debit card business. 1st GLOBAL FINANCIAL is a name that more accurately reflects the wide palette of financial services and products we are planning to add to our portfolio," said Arnold F. Sock, president of 1st GLOBAL FINANCIAL CORPORATION. "We already have an active small to mid-size business financing operation in A.S.A.P. Funding. Our proprietary brand debit card product, The Best Cash Card™, will begin to be marketed in early April. We are currently looking at a number of acquisition opportunities that will make us a single source of services and products for small to mid-size merchants and businesses and to targeted segments of the consumer marketplace for other financial products.''


1st GLOBAL FINANCIAL CORPORATION currently has two subsidiaries, Accepted Sales Advance Purchase Funding, LLC ("A.S.A.P. Funding") ( and Debit Cash Card, LLC. A.S.A.P. Funding provides cash advances for working capital needs to small to mid-size businesses. Debit Cash Card will begin marketing its proprietary brand stored-value debit card, The Best Cash Card™, in early April. Information on the Company and its products can be accessed at

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Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release includes forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified by phrases such as FGBF or its management "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "foresees," "forecasts," "estimates" or other words or phrases of similar import. Similarly, such statements in this release that describe the company's business strategy, outlook, objectives, plans, intentions, or goals also are forward-looking statements. All such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include among other things, product price volatility, product demand, market competition, and risk inherent in the operations of a company.

For additional information please contact Arnold F. Sock, President at 866-418-1GFC (418-1432) or via email at

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