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5 Ways to Send Money Online

        Money | Online Banking

Your computer won't take cash, but there are multiple ways to send money online. See banking pictures.

Stuff happens. And when it does, you're going to need a way to send money -- fast. Whether your college-aged kid needs a couple hundred bucks for books or you have only 48 hours to pay for the ultimate "Star Wars" collectable that you won in an online auction, you're going to need a safe way to send money. Luckily, the process is easier and simpler than it used to be. Instead of physically going to a bank or transfer company and filling out ample amounts of paperwork to get the job done, all you need is a bank account or credit card and a connection to the Internet.

Of course, not all online money transfer options are created equal. They vary by fee and delivery time, so what may be a quick, economical solution in one situation may not work for another.

Read the next page to learn about a method of transferring funds that is both pricy and free.