Questions tagged [money-transfer]

Transferring money electronically between accounts.

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Is this follow-up after a car crash a potential scam?

A few nights ago I had an accident with another car. I hit their bumper bar, put about a tennis ball size dent. No damage was done to my car. I didn't tell them that I had insurance. Just putting ...
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Using bank wire transfers

Will any bank reports have to be filed if I send more than $10,000 in my bank account by a wire transaction to another bank account in my name in the USA?
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Why don't banks allow more control over credit/debit card charges?

Why don't most banks have a system where, when you charge something on your credit or debit card, you then have to log into the bank and approve the transfer of funds? Alternatively, why don't they ...
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Money sent to loan account after it has been paid off and closed

For the last few months I have been paying off a loan via automatic payments from my current account that transfer over automatically each month. The loan got paid off and the bank closed the account. ...
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Sending money to a person with no ID proof

I'm trying to send money overseas to a friend in need who is overly concerned about their privacy and who had their wallet with ID stolen. The friend is a resident of the EU. What options exist in ...
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How long does it take for money to transfer into a mastercard?

I have a Sparkasse bank account(Germany) And I have a MasterCard too. And I am able to link both of them on the website, and I'm also able to transfer money from my bank account into my credit card(...
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Is it okay to just give my account number together with another branch's address and SWIFT for foreign fund transfers?

I have a savings account with State Bank of India. However, the branch where I have an account doesn't have a SWIFT code. I asked my branch and they gave the SWIFT of another branch. I gave the ...
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Which US-based financial institutions offer Visa Direct? [closed]

Visa Direct (also see here) seems to be a means of transferring money (almost instantly) to another Visa card. Which banks support this service? I use several major and popular banks, and none of ...
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Bank transfer not allowed for “cash account”

I've recently reloacated to UK and opened a bank account to deposit my paychecks. As I didn't have a credit history, the bank allowed me to open a (what they call) "cash account". Now, given that I ...
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Moving money into Fifth Third checking account through Access 360 card

My account was one of those compromised a bit back, and as a result Fifth Third cancelled my card and gave me a prepaid Access 360 card. Due to some mail complications I never received my new card, ...
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large recurring transfers of to India from US and/or taking Indian mortgage

I am a US citizen and have lived in America my entire life. My wife is an Indian citizen is in the US on a Greencard (K1/fiancee visa) for the last few years. Before marriage, when she was in India, ...
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Does government track wu transfer?

I have been sending money to my family back in China over year now and probably sent 25000. But last week I was trying to send it through wu agian and they put it on hold and decline saying it ...
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What risks are there acting as a broker between PayPal and electronic bank transfers?

I have a company offering a position as a transaction representative, they're located in Poland and say they can't take direct payments or use Paypal due to "money amount limits" on Paypal there. ...
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Exchanging GBP to EUR [closed]

I am 21, live in UK, and have an unwanted property in Spain which I am paying a mortgage on. Sadly I cannot sell the property. Roughly every year I exchange into Euros over £10,000 for the mortgage, ...
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Looking for cheap international bank to bank transfer in USD [closed]

I would like to transfer money from US bank account to a foreign (Poland) USD bank account. So no currency exchange involved. It seems that most services assume the currency exchange. The sites of the ...
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What are the taxes in India on a transfer of a huge amount like US$10,500,000?

If someone transferred a huge amount into my SBI bank account, what taxes do I have to pay to the government of India?
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Why do transfers between your own accounts WITHIN the same bank take a business day to clear?

Why is it that when you e.g. transfer money between your savings and checking account at a bank in the U.S. (say Bank of America), it takes a business day for the transaction to clear? I understand ...
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Advice on money transfer business

Some of friends at Bangladesh work with clients from USA, and they often face problems in getting paid. They are suggesting a business plan to me. I would create a Xoom/Paypal account. It will be ...
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Money transfer from UK to Indian bank account?

One of my friend is sending 100000 pounds to India, I have a bank account with Canara Bank here in India. He is asking for RIB and IBAN and I am not aware of it. Kindly tell me how to find this or ...
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Sending money from India to USA (INR to USD)

I am an independent researcher from India and want to publish my dissertation in a US based publishing organization.The cost for publication is US$ 25, which they accept only via money order or check. ...
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Do I need to pay tax in USA for money remitted

I am planning to transfer money from India to USA. Do I need to pay tax in USA for the money inwardly remitted. If yes, what is the percentage rate?
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Transfer funds from Scotiabank to US account at Bank of America [closed]

What is the best way to transfer a large sum of money from my checking account at scotiabank to my new account at Bank of America?
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How can I receive foreign funds in my account in an Indian bank which lacks a SWIFT code?

I'm to receive some money in USD from a company directly to my account. I'm a resident of India and the branch where I have my account doesn't have a SWIFT code. The company will not give the money by ...
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Efficient way to transfer money from Greece to Canada

I currently reside in Canada and I want to transfer a small portion of my money from Greece (from my parents). What's the most efficient way to transfer money in order to avoid the bank fee + low ...
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To transfer money between banks, is it better to withdraw or deposit?

If I'm transferring money from Bank A to Bank B, I have multiple options: Tell Bank A to deposit the money into my account in Bank B. Tell Bank B to withdraw the money from my account in Bank A. ...
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How can I send money to someone from India to Pakistan?

I've one friend in Pakistan who did freelance work on a website project. So, I have to pay him for it. But unable to find any gateway.
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Transferring money from the Philippines to the USA?

I would like to bring in $150,000 from my bank in the Philippines to another bank here in the US. This money is from a lot I sold which was given to me (under my name) by my dad who has already passed ...
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Can I receive a small amount of money (<5$) without pan card on PayPal in India?

I am from India. I have a PayPal account with verified phone no. and email, but I don't have pan card / debit / credit card. So if someone sends money , can I receive that money without them? I don't ...
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Transferring 10K+ from one bank to another bank domestically

I would like to transfer some money from my checking account at Bank of America to my savings account at Wells Fargo. The $ amount exceeds 20K. I wonder if this will be a problem in terms of IRS. ...
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How to transfer thousands of dollars ($7000) to a friend?

If a friend wants to transfer $7000 to me, what is the best way to do it, especially if we don't share the same banks? We could do wire transfer, but that comes with its own fees. Could we also do ...
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Why can't poor countries just print more money? [closed]

I know this is a really silly question that is really obvious, but what's stopping a country from just printing out a few more billion of their own currency and then using that money to buy goods from ...
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Monetary instrument written to two people which if uncashed is sent to third entity?

Is there a way this can be achieved? Such as a check written to "Person A or Person B" I want to send it to Person A in the hopes that Person A takes it or gives it to Person B. Whatever happens I ...
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Cheap alternative to wire transfer

I need to get money (usually ~$500) to another U.S. person with same-day access to the funds. (I already have a bill payment schedule but it doesn't account for this.) The fee should be <= $5 ...
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What is the step-by-step process of transferring money from India to the UK?

I am a UK national and looking to buy my first property here. My father lives in India wants to help me with the initial deposit. From what I have been reading in some forums, I am not clear with the ...
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Sister-in-law sold property in another country and wants to send a large amount of money to me

My sister-in-law and her husband currently live in northern Iraq. Due to the current dangers in that country and the fact that they're Christian, they are finding it more and more difficult to live ...
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How does Wells Fargo can detect my right account if I have multiple accounts when I am transferring money?

I have 4 different bank accounts with 4 different banks. I wanted to transfer money from my account in Wells Fargo to my account in some other bank ONLINE. But I don't see any option to add my other ...
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Monthly money transfers from US to Puerto Rico

I would like to set up a monthly transfer of money (same amount every month) from my bank account (in the [mainland] US) to my parents' (in Puerto Rico). I was surprised to learn from the person I ...
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Why does PayPal rely on bank card to send money to friend instead of using my bank account?

My PayPal account is linked to my bank account and the Mastercard that's linked to it. Both are verified and work fine when I use PayPal to purchase goods from the Net. Last night, I wanted to pay ...
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Sending money to India from the United States

I am a student in the United States and I have taken an education loan back in India. My parents sent me money taken from the education loan for my tuition fees and expenses which I don't need now. ...
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Card to card transactions

I have seen that some companies can send you money to your credit card. What type of transaction is it? I guess it is not wire transfer. And can this be achieved from your local bank? ( I live in ...
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Is it possible to transfer money overseas as a surprise?

I want to send a small monetary surprise gift to my friend overseas. But I don't want my friend to be able to know that I am in the U.S.; I don't want my friend to know where I am right now. Is ...
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Can I send USD from US to Savings Account in Indian Bank

I have been in USA for the past 1.5 years (on H1B and currently not processing GC) and now I want to send a portion of my savings to a Bank in India (for example State Bank of India, HDFC). I have ...
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Transfer money from China to India

I came to China on 09th September, 2015. My work permit is valid upto 15th September, 2016. I get my salary after tax-deduction as per taxation in China. My question is how can I send money to my ...
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Transferring money to India from UK?

I am a Indian Resident and moved to UK for company assignment for short period. In UK, Company giving me some amount for my expense on which i am not paying any tax. I am managing to save some money. ...
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Do numbers in an account number represent anything?

For example Is it possible to understand what the currency of an account is from the account number. Is there a global standard for this or all banks have their own ?
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How can I set up a recurring payment to an individual (avoiding fees)?

What methods are there for me to transfer X dollars per month, directly to another individual's bank account? I'd rather avoid sending a check every month and the attendant hassle when a check goes ...
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I want to exchange UK Pound for Indian Rupee [closed]

I have a friend in London, recently he has sent a parcel for me including some pound (England Currency ) in that parcel, now how can I exchange it into Indian Rupee ??
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Is there a service in US that allows to make payment on my behalf

I got parking ticket in Washington and having hard time paying it, I have left the States since. Is there a online service in US that allows to make payment on my behalf, that I could use to pay this ...
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Free banking transfer every 4 weeks

In an effort to automate my banking life, I'm trying to setup recurring ACH transfers from one bank to another. I need the flexibility to do the transfer every other paycheck (every 4 weeks). Bank ...
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How does one transfer funds between a French bank account and a US bank account?

Say Person 1 has a French bank account, and Person 2 has a U.S. bank account. Person 1 wants to send funds to Person 2. Person 1 can add a new person to their list of beneficiaries, but the French ...

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