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October 28, 2013
Starting today, U.S. consumers sending money abroad will have more information on the fees and other terms of their remittance transfers, along with added protections against unfair or deceptive practices. These changes come as a result of rules published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The World Bank projects that the global remittance market will top $700 billion by 2016. The U.S. has more immigrants than anywhere else in the world, and fees on outbound remittances here total more than $2 billion each year, according to Javelin Research and Strategy. The new...