What are the best cash transfer apps?

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    #1Venmo

    Venmo

    Venmo is a free mobile application which can be used to send and receive money between friends by linking your payment method. You can even use it for online shopping to buy from your favorite stores. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Evelyn Collins
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "Definitely the best cash transfer app out there, venmo has made my life easier. What usually takes days to process has become real time and i am so amazed that this app can do it all from seamless money transfer to a multipurpose mode of payment. Sticking with venmo!"
  2. 15

    #2PayPal

    PayPal

    PayPal is an online payment system that is an easy and safe way to transfer and receive money, make an online-payment, as well as set up a merchant account. It is an electronic alternative to traditional paper payment methods.

    Websites

    Free

    Han Lin
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "I've been doing a lot of overseas transactions lately so I needed a cash transfer app that would be secure, safe, and easy to use for sending money internationally. Luckily paypal is all those things rolled into one."
  3. 11

    #3Google Pay

    Google Pay

    This service allows you to send or request money via Gmail. Any money received and stored in the Google Pay (formerly Google Wallet) can be spent immediately or withdrawn from an ATM using the Google Pay card.

    Apps

    Web, iOS

    Free

    Jonathan Young
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "Google pay has been an effective backup for money transfer in my book. Makes it a piece of cake to do transfer cash."
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    #4Western Union

    Western Union

    Western Union is one of the most trustworthy services for sending and receiving money 24/7 to your family and friends. Western Union is available in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free- Fees apply

    Jack Banks
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "Western union is great if you're transferring money to a relative or friend. Not advisable for online shopping because ya never know and can't get your cash back."
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    #5Square Cash

    Square Cash
    Pay your friends instantly, and cash out to your bank for free! Standard deposits show up the very next business day. You can even spend directly from the app with a built-in Visa virtual card number.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Caroline Lin
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "A neat cash app that sends money to anyone instantly. I am so impressed!"
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    #6Xoom

    Xoom

    Xoom is an electronic funds transfer or remittance provider which allows you to send money to recipients in 66 different countries. It was founded in 2001 and PayPal acquired it in November 2015. 

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Julio César del Ángel
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "What i like about xoom aside from the convenience of transferring funds to another is that when there is an issue, their customer support is always on top of it and responsive."
  4. 1

    #7Chase Mobile

    Chase Mobile

    Managing your bank accounts can be a stressful task. Looking at those numbers, watching them getting lower... You just want to do it fast! Chase Mobile is a banking app that allows you to make deposits and manage your bank account in just a few minutes. 

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Jacob Walters
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "Chase's quickpay feature is a life saver in my opinion! It has made it so easy for me to transact and transfer money."
  5. 1

    #8Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook has a separate messaging app to run alongside its social network service called Messenger. It has loads of free stickers, animated GIFs, voice, and video calling and it even can even be set as your default SMS app.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Android

    Free

    Bruce Fernandez
    Written on January 15, 2019
    "Okay i did not know this but apparently you can send cash with Messenger?? That's so cool. I just learned that it's only available on US and UK so far but still it's very useful whenever i need to send money asap"

Summary

Best What are the best cash transfer apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1VenmoApps 18 Free
2PayPalWebsites 15 Free
3Google PayApps 11 Free
4Western UnionApps 4 Free
5Square CashApps 3 Free
6XoomWebsites 2 Free
7Chase MobileApps 1 Free
8Facebook MessengerApps 1 Free
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