Send money or receive money fast from participating Western Union agent locations around the world. Western Union is a wire transfer service that allows you to quickly transfer money all over the globe. While it's not without risks, it is a reliable way to get money to friends and family almost anywhere in the world. Follow this guide to make sure your money gets to where it needs to go. Western Union Business Solutions is a division of The Western Union Company. Western Union connects people and businesses around the globe by providing fast, reliable and convenient ways to move money.