I had recently used Western Union to sent money to someone in Pakistan. It is without a doubt the most reliable and efficient way to send money almost anywhere in the world.
Their history is rich, having been traded on the stock exchange since 1865. This is great American Institution and, according to some Wall Street pundits, not a bad investment for today.
Founded as the New-York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company in 1851, Western Union continues to span distances with innovative technology. For more than 160 years, we have been a powerful force fueling global economic growth and innovation.
Today, we promote global economic opportunity and growth by bridging gaps in the financial services sector. Our growing product portfolio includes business solutions, consumer-to-consumer money transfer, bill-payment services and stored-value options such as prepaid cards. Online, by phone, from more than 100,000 ATMs and through more than 500,000 Agent locations worldwide, Western Union aims to move money anytime, anywhere and any way our customers choose, helping consumers and businesses grow.
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