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South Bend, IN, 6/6/05 — Linnehan’s USA Computer Systems announced today that it has contracted with Carleton, Inc. to incorporate Carleton’s industry leading CarletonCalcs® loan origination software as part of USA Computer Systems flagship product, “The ANSWER”. Carleton will also provide document delivery software and forms support for USA Computer Systems.

USA Computer Systems’ dealer management software enables dealerships and finance companies to successfully operate their companies from the beginning of the sales process all the way through and including all Accounting functions. Carleton’s software will ensure that all loan computations are accurate and in compliance with all federal and state regulations, as well as being consistent with the institutional requirements of each utilized lender. Carleton software will also be used to electronically deliver and print all appropriate documents in both laser printing and impact printing formats, as part of the loan closing/sales delivery process.

“Linnehan’s USA Computer Systems is extremely honored and pleased to partner with Carleton in order to leverage their unique expertise. Having Carleton on board means that our dealers and lenders will have the security of knowing that their loan calculations are accurate and in compliance. In reviewing our alternatives it became obvious that Carleton is uniquely qualified to support our nation-wide compliance and document delivery needs,” said John Linnehan, Founder and CEO of USA Computer Systems.

“For years Carleton has provided our products and services to the indirect auto lending industry. Our relationship with USA Computer will only enhance our presence in auto lending marketplace,” said Pat Ruszkowski, President of Carleton. “Our consumer loan computation and document delivery expertise coupled with USA Computer’s accounting and dealer management expertise provides an exciting new solution for auto dealers nationwide.”

About USA Computer Systems:

USA Computer Systems, a member of the Linnehan Family of Businesses, offers “The ANSWER” to all the Management and Accounting needs for the Automotive and Finance industries. Beyond full integration, “The ANSWER” is built into Microsoft® Great Plains Accounting software. USA Computer Systems offers the premier software available in the Automotive and Finance industries. To learn more, visit the company’s Web site at

About Carleton:

Carleton, Inc. is the country’s leading provider of financial calculation software, loan origination compliance support, and document delivery software. Founded in conjunction with the Truth- In-Lending act in the late 1960’s, their client list has grown to include most of the major lenders, credit insurance companies, and loan origination software providers in the United States. Carleton, Inc. is headquartered in South Bend, Indiana. For more information, visit