SOURCE: 1st Global Financial

February 26, 2007 09:50 ET

1st Global Financial Partners With Comstar to Upgrade Their POS Software for Quickbooks® Compatibility

Software Will Open Up Sales to Thousands of New and Existing Customers

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 26, 2007 -- 1st Global Financial, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: FGBF) (XETRA: ZUM) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, 1st Federal Financial, has partnered with Comstar Interactive to offer their Charge Anywhere® Point of Sale (POS) software designed for QuickBooks. 1st Federal merchants will now have the ability to process credit cards directly through the QuickBooks® accounting software, while still taking advantage of 1st Federals low card processing rates.

This new alliance will enable 1st Federal Financial Sales Representatives to go out and offer a robust POS solution to their merchants using QuickBooks Pro, Premier or Enterprise Editions for 2005 - 2007. Comstar's Charge Anywhere POS software designed for QuickBooks is a fully automated solution that integrates seamlessly into the popular accounting software.

"This partnership will allow our sales representatives to procure new merchant accounts as well as offer existing merchants an exciting new product. The Charge Anywhere software enables us to now go after clients that we used to have to turn away," said Trey Burke, President of 1st Federal Financial, Inc.

Duane Rose, Sales Manager at 1st Federal Financial, stated that, "We are very excited to offer this new solution and look forward to getting merchants set up immediately. The nice part is that a Comstar Technician will personally walk each merchant through the installation process, making the transition to a new product as smooth as possible for all parties involved."

About 1st Global Financial Corporation

Information on 1st Global Financial can be accessed at ( 1st Global Financial Corporation has three operating subsidiaries: 1st Federal Financial, Inc. is the sales and marketing arm of its sister companies' products, providing merchant bankcard and payment processing for merchants (, Debit Cash Card, Inc., whose subsidiary, Debit Cash Card, LLC, is the exclusive worldwide distributor of the stored-value debit card called The Best Cash Card™, ( and 1st Federal Advanced Funding, Inc. which provides working capital, through an innovative program, to meet the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (

1st Global Financial's wholly owned subsidiary 1st Federal Financial Inc. is a single source of financial services, and provides a variety of corporate and merchant services to financial institutions, banks, and merchants by offering credit and debit card acceptance, check guarantee, check verification, check conversion, Advance Funding and Automated Clearing House (ACH) check processing, in addition to point of sales terminals.

About Charge Anywhere, LLC DBA Comstar Interactive: Comstar provider of the Comstar wireless POS, ComsGate™ Virtual Terminal, ComsGate™ Gateway, Customized POS solutions, Encryption and Security Services and Contactless payments. For more information contact them at or 800.211.1256.

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