ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, and
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, one of the fastest growing credit unions in
Central Florida, announced an agreement today to offer consumers Western
Union® global money-transfer and expedited bill payment
services across MIDFLORIDA’s network of more than 30 branches.
“Western Union services will allow MIDFLORIDA members a reliable and
convenient method of moving money from place to place and person to
, senior vice president, MIDFLORIDA
Credit Union. “People live further apart than ever before – with time
and distance creating a gap between family and businesses with whom they
may support or purchase goods from. The addition of Western Union, and
its broad suite of products and services, will allow our members to send
and receive domestic or international money transfers or make urgent
payments conveniently and quickly. It’ll be just another way for our
members to stay financially connected to family or a business when
Through the agreement with Western Union, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union members
will have the ability to send and receive domestic or international
money transfers with funds accessible for pay out at more than 500,000
Western Union® Agent locations in more than 200 countries and
territories, and make urgent payments conveniently and quickly to an
extensive biller network.
“Western Union continues to focus on ways to enhance the services
offered to credit unions and banks so their customers and members
receive the high-quality money movement services they need,” said
Victoria López-Negrete, senior vice president and general manager, North
America, Western Union. “Through this agreement with Western Union,
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union members will have the convenience, flexibility
and first-rate customer service to move money across the United States
For more information on Western Union services, visit www.westernunion.com.
About MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
MIDFLORIDA is headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., and serves over 150,000
members with assets over $1.6 billion through a network of more than 30
branches, 40 ATMs and through its website, midflorida.com. MIDFLORIDA
Credit Union is open for membership to anyone who lives, works, worships
or attends school within their service area of 14 Central Florida
counties. For more information, visit midflorida.com.
About Western Union
The Western Union Company is a leader in global payment services.
Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union
Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides
consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send
and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase
money orders. As of April 24, 2012, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi
Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network of
approximately 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories.
In 2011, The Western Union Company completed 226 million
consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $81 billion of
principal between consumers, and completed 425 million business payments.
Source: Western Union