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A system is provided wherein information is provided once, and that information is provided to multiple provider systems. Information provided by a user is stored and implemented for each provider as needed. The information is provided by a user to a central server that distributes the information to one or more provider systems. In particular, the information is stored in a database and distributed to the provider system depending on the type of transaction. According to one aspect, the information is stored in an unstructured format in the database. In some embodiments the information contains metatags or indicators that can be parsed by a parser to extract the data content from the desired data fields.