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How to Send Money on Viber

Before you start sending money on Viber, you’ll need a Western Union profile. If you don’t already have a profile, you can register for one in the Viber app during the money transfer process. Please note that your phone number must be registered in the United States. Open Viber chat with the contact you want to send money to: 1. Click the icon on the left 2. Select Send Money 3. Fill in the details for the person you wish to ...

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Top Freelance Jobs

This blog is written by John Rampton, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Western Union. It’s not surprising that more Thanks to technology, they can work remotely, set their own schedules, and even handle all of their accounting needs, such as invoicing. But, not all freelancing job opportunities are worth your time. For example, accepting gigs on Fiverr may not cut it if you’re living in San Francisco. However, finding a freelance job that will pay ...

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Parental Leave Beneficial for Mothers, Fathers and Baby

Becoming a new parent is an exciting time in peoples’ lives and can be a big undertaking.   According to a 2015 study from the U.S. Department of Labor, only about 12 percent of American companies offer paid maternity or paternity leave. That’s down from 17 percent in 2010.   Paid parental leave can reduce infant mortality by as much as 10 percent, according to a study of 141 countries with paid leave policies. It also increases the likelihood of infants getting well-baby care ...

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How To Affordably Stay Cool in Warm Weather

Summer in the northern hemisphere is finally here! Whether you’re planning a summer vacation or staying at home, temperatures might be on the rise with warm weather coming your way! Although it’s easy to figure out ways to warm up when you’re cold, it can be much trickier to cool off when it’s hot outside, especially if you’re on a budget. Luckily, Western Union has done the research to help you affordably stay cool and ...

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Everything You Need to Know About The Fourth of July

On July 4th, the United States of America will celebrate its Independence Day. If you were born in America or live there now, this is the perfect occasion to celebrate the country in all its glory. Not sure what the holiday means and how to celebrate? Western Union has got you covered! Take a look below to learn everything you need to know about the Fourth of July. The History All the way back in the year 1776 on July 4th, ...

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How To Successfully Give A Work Presentation

Did you just start a new career or land a new job? When you do, there are many new experiences and opportunities to explore, one of them being the chance to give a work presentation. When your boss asks you to give a presentation for an important client or to your colleagues at work, it can be nerve-wracking. You want to make sure you come across as professional, knowledgeable, and confident as possible. To help you successfully give a work ...

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How to Set Career Goals and Stick With Them

Whether you’re just finishing school, graduating from university, or looking to make a job change, it can be challenging to figure out how to get the career you want. It’s easy to set goals, but oftentimes it proves difficult to stick to a plan to move ahead. Luckily, we’ve come up with some solid steps to help you set career goals that you can stick with to move towards the career you’ve always wanted. Determine Your ...

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10 Dollar-Stretching Travel Destinations

There are few moments more disappointing than arriving at your dream destination only to find it’s both overpriced and overhyped. Getting charged an arm and a leg to go on a crowded sightseeing tour or paying exorbitant prices for a forgettable dinner out can be tough to swallow. You may not have to worry about any of that when you consult our list of top affordable travel destinations. We’ve included a mix of classic travel spots with favorable ...

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Send money to China with Western Union for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is all about family. This year, you may not have the chance to fly back home, but you can send your money to your loved ones. Let them know that your love is never far away. Send money to China with Western Union “Direct to Bank” money transfer service to a qualifying bank account in minutes during China bank processing hours1. Money moving fast with Western Union in 2017! Open WeChat APP, enter “Discover” page, click “Scan QR ...

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Meet Karla: Western Union Canada mobile app user

Karla P. lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and started using Western Union Canada’s mobile app almost as soon as it was released! Why did she jump on the chance to add the app to her mobile phone? The convenience. The speed. The flexibility. “I always use Western Union because I can count on it. When I send money [to the Philippines] I know my family receives it right away. I started using the app two weeks ago and I like ...

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