PayPal is a secure, online payment service that performs wire transfers between users (similar to a Western Union).

The information required to open a FREE PayPal account is the same information that you enter for any online purchase.

You can maintain a balance in your account and draw interest (like a bank).

You can transfer funds using a bank account or major credit card.

You can send money to anyone with an e-mail address for no cost.

You can receive money from anyone with an e-mail address for a small fee.

You can open a free PayPal account at

PayPal is a subsidiary of eBay and is widely used nationwide.