Western Union has been making our customers' lives a little better for more than 160 years.
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.