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Walgreens Adds Financial Service

October 7, 2013

Three markets feature new program.

Walgreens is looking to add one more shopping feature to its portfolio with Balance Financial, a full suite of integrated financial services launching in phases over the coming months, all built around its new Balance Financial Prepaid MasterCard.

Balance Financial is currently offered to customers of more than 250 Walgreens locations in Detroit, Milwaukee and Nashville, with a nationwide card rollout expected before year end and additional financial services in 2014.

Balance Financial is powered by Galileo, an industry leader in advanced payment processing solutions. Services include no-fee ATM withdrawlals, check cashing and more.


Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced Balance™ Financial, a full suite of integrated financial services launching in phases over the coming months, all built around its new Balance™ Financial Prepaid MasterCard®.

“We are also long-standing champions of financial inclusion and welcome the opportunity to help millions of Walgreens customers enter the economic mainstream.”

Balance Financial is currently offered to customers of more than 250 Walgreens locations in Detroit, Milwaukee and Nashville, with a nationwide card rollout expected before year end and additional financial services in 2014.

Balance Financial is powered by Galileo, an industry leader in advanced payment processing solutions. Balance Financial currently offers the following products and services

- See more at: http://www.businesswire.com/news/rxtimes/20131007005302/en/Walgreens-Launches-Financial-Service-Products-Markets#sthash.ZsA9NbJa.dpuf

Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced Balance™ Financial, a full suite of integrated financial services launching in phases over the coming months, all built around its new Balance™ Financial Prepaid MasterCard®.

“We are also long-standing champions of financial inclusion and welcome the opportunity to help millions of Walgreens customers enter the economic mainstream.”

Balance Financial is currently offered to customers of more than 250 Walgreens locations in Detroit, Milwaukee and Nashville, with a nationwide card rollout expected before year end and additional financial services in 2014.

Balance Financial is powered by Galileo, an industry leader in advanced payment processing solutions.

- See more at: http://www.businesswire.com/news/rxtimes/20131007005302/en/Walgreens-Launches-Financial-Service-Products-Markets#sthash.ZsA9NbJa.dpuf

Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced Balance™ Financial, a full suite of integrated financial services launching in phases over the coming months, all built around its new Balance™ Financial Prepaid MasterCard®.

“We are also long-standing champions of financial inclusion and welcome the opportunity to help millions of Walgreens customers enter the economic mainstream.”

Balance Financial is currently offered to customers of more than 250 Walgreens locations in Detroit, Milwaukee and Nashville, with a nationwide card rollout expected before year end and additional financial services in 2014.

Balance Financial is powered by Galileo, an industry leader in advanced payment processing solutions.

- See more at: http://www.businesswire.com/news/rxtimes/20131007005302/en/Walgreens-Launches-Financial-Service-Products-Markets#sthash.ZsA9NbJa.dpuf

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