Foreign money transfers just got safer | February 28, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Pleasanton Weekly

- February 28, 2014

Foreign money transfers just got safer

New rules protect consumers better

by Jason Alderman

If you're among the millions of U.S. residents who each year send tens of billions of dollars to family, friends or foreign businesses overseas, here's good news: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently instituted new rules governing international electronic money transfers to better protect consumers against hidden fees and improve dispute resolution policies.

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