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The Green Sheet

Mobile Payments 2013 – April 8, 2013 In the minds of many Americans, the Western Union Co. name is practically synonymous with payments. Whether it’s consumers looking to send money to friends or relatives overseas, or companies seeking to collect money from customers, chances are Western Union is a contender for their business. And that’s […]

Zacks Investment Research

Mobile Money Transfer Gains Pace – March 26, 2013 A rapid change is being witnessed in the ways of transferring money among consumers throughout the globe. The findings of the survey undertaken by the world’s leading money transfer company, Western Union Co. ( WU – Analyst Report ) suggests this is true. (more)

Denver Post

Western Union says U.S. consumers migrating to new payment technologies – March 25, 2013 Western Union said its “Payments Money Mindset Index” found that consumer preference for online and mobile bill payments continues to grow, with 39 percent of consumers in the United States saying they will pay more bills online in 2013, and 12 […]

Business News Daily

For Bill Payers, the Check Is No Longer In the Mail – March 25, 2013 Consumers are showing a growing preference for paying their bills on the go. Nearly half of all bills today are paid via a website belonging to a biller, bank or credit union, according to a new survey. And the check’s […]