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Quicken's Quick Success

Media Release
25 July 2000
QUICKEN’S QUICK SUCCESS

Newcomer to the net e-finance site, Quicken.co.nz has yielded over 50,000 impressions in its first week live online.

Visitors have been quick to enjoy the power and convenience of accessing a broad range of financial information from trading stocks to monitoring mortgage rates – even booking travel online.

Russell Hutchinson, Chief Executive Officer of Quicken.co.nz is delighted with the results.

“Site statistics are tracking ahead of expectations. We have had more account applications than expected and anticipate that tally to rise once we begin advertising specific services within the site.”

Results show that on average visitors spent more than fifteen minutes surfing Quicken.co.nz, seeking information about software packages such as QuickBroker, subscription data and travel services.

Specific pages proving popular include: Software, Shares and Trading on the NZSE - reflecting Quicken's online vision of being a one-stop, e-finance destination for home and business users.

New products and services to be added to Quicken.co.nz over the coming months include the ability to take out a mortgage or insurance, do personal banking, invest in managed funds, or finance a new car.

Quicken.co.nz will be showcased nationwide in an ‘electronic familiarisation tour’ targeting company trainers and professional partners – ensuring the continued quick success of Quicken.co.nz.
ENDS

PREPARED ON BEHALF OF QUICKEN.CO.NZ BY DRUM.
For further information, please contact:

Russell Hutchinson Sarah Sparks
Chief Executive Officer Drum
russell.hutchinson@ quicken.co.nz sarahs@drum.co.nz
(09) 488 3474 (09) 914 6004
(021) 764 606 (021) 318 813

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