How to Send Money Fast Online

If you want to send money to someone quickly, but cannot leave the house to do so, send it fast online. With the click of a mouse you can send money to someone and he can pick it up at his local Western Union. Not only will he receive the money fast, Western Union is a trusted and secure website, so you don't have to worry about your personal information being compromised.

Things You'll Need
Credit card

Go to Western Union's home page. Click on the "Send Money" tab at the top of the page.

Select the state and country from which you are sending money from the drop-down boxes at the top of the page. Click on the circle labeled "Money in Minutes."

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the circle "I am a New Customer" then click "Continue" if you have never used Western Union online before. If you have, click on "I am a Returning Customer" and enter your user name and password in the boxes, then click "Continue." If you are a new customer, you will be directed to another page where you will enter your name, address, email address and date of birth. You will also create a user name and password and enter three security questions in case you forget your password in the future.

Click on the box indicating you have read Western Union's terms, then enter the security code at the bottom of the page. Click "Continue" when you are finished.

Enter the name, city and state of the person to whom you are sending money. Also enter the dollar amount. Click "Continue" when this information is correct.

Review your contact phone number on the next page. Click on any additional services you would like to include such as an audible message or a phone call indicating the person received the money.

Enter your credit card information. Click "Continue" once you have reviewed this information and it is correct.

Review all of the information regarding your transaction on the next page. Note the location of the Western Union where the money will be sent. You can change the location by clicking on the tab next to the location.

Click the "Continue" button to send the money. Print your receipt from the next page.

Tips & Warnings

Your money will be sent within a matter of minutes to the nearest Western Union location.

Sign up for a PayPal account and you can send money via the Internet to anyone who also has a PayPal account. It usually takes two to four days for the person to receive the money in her account.