How to transfer money online?
On-line wire transfer is a method of transferring cash from one account to another. The need to send money for business, family and friends is increasing. The quickest and most convenient way to send money is through a wire transfer on-line. With more people engaging in Internet banking; it is now much easier, and more convenient to transfer money on-line.
You can use funds from your online checking or savings account; your own business or personal accounts; your debit card, prepaid visa or a credit card. The money transferred from your account can be paid at a local store or it can be transferred to a bank account. These are typically same day transfers, but there are companies that will mail a prepaid debit card which can take up to three business days.
Prepaid debit cards can be reloaded, and a person can arrange for a recurring transfer it they send money to the same person regularly. There is a separate fee for each wire transfer. The funds will be subtracted from your account as soon as you hit the send button.
International online wire transfer is done in much the same way as domestic transfers. The only concern would be with the exchange rate. A currency conversion would be done at the time of transaction. Money is always paid in local currency.
Banks and providers of this type of service offer secure sites to protect your personal information. You can use your own computer or any computer with Internet access. You will need your routing and bank account number. You will also need all the information for the recipient, there account information, there name. Have all this information available before you start the transaction.
Some companies will require you to open an on-line account with them. Be aware that there are several on-line wire transfer companies and they all have different fees and services. They all conduct electronic transfers, but their services are not all the same. Newer companies offer lower fees and are more flexible in what types service they will offer.
The major difference between traditional wire transfer and online transfer is the convenience, and the ability to send money twent four hours a day, seven days a week. You can sit at your computer and execute the transaction in minutes. It has become unnecessary to go the bank or to the Western Union office to conduct this type of transaction.