Send or request money quickly and securely to just about anyone with an email or mobile number.


  • Request money easily from a person or a group with just their email or mobile numbers.
  • Money moves directly from bank account to bank account.
  • There's no middle account for you or recipients to transfer money in and out of.


Receiving money is easy


  • Recipients don't have to have an existing Popmoney® account.
  • All they need is a bank account and email or mobile number.

Popmoney® FAQs

Popmoney allows you to send money to friends, family or anyone at all.* If your financial institution offers Popmoney, you can log onto their online banking site to use Popmoney there. If your bank does not offer Popmoney, you can sign up at


After you enter your Eligible Transaction Account information, you can send or request money from your contacts. They will be notified by email or text message that you wish to send money or are requesting money from them. You and your contacts will never need to exchange financial account information.


  • Email address: your contact will receive an email with instructions on how to direct the payment into his or her Eligible Transaction Account
  • Mobile number: a text message will be sent to the recipient with instructions on how to direct the payment into his or her Eligible Transaction Account. If the recipient does not respond to the payment notification after 3 days, a reminder text message will be sent reminding him/her to act on the payment notification.
  • Eligible Transaction Account information (routing and account number): money will be directly deposited into your contact's Eligible Transaction Account. You will also have the option to send the contact an email


The timing to receive the funds depends on the type of account used to make the payment. The delivery speed will be displayed when you schedule the payment. It could take additional time if your contact has not used Popmoney or will have to log in and accept the payment.


If you are sending the payment notification through email and your contact wants to collect the funds into an Eligible Transaction Account; s/he must provide his/her Eligible Transaction Account information by 10 PM Pacific Time in order to receive the funds the next business day.


There  is no fee for UCU Members to use Popmoney when you select the option to deliver funds in 3 business days. However, a $2 fee will be added to deliver funds next business day. Popmoney requires a minimum of $10 when transferring money.


If the sender sends the money using your email address or mobile phone number, you will receive an email or text message with instructions on how to deposit the payment into your Eligible Transaction Account. If the sender uses your Eligible Transaction Account information, the money will be deposited directly into your Eligible Transaction Account. In that case, you will only receive a notification if the sender enters an optional message when submitting the payment.


Here is the answer to the question: You can deposit payments directly by logging into online banking and specifying the bank you wish to transfer money to if it takes Popmoney. Your money will be sent to the account you specify. 


Your funds will be available as early as one business day from the date that you provide your Eligible Transaction Account information. You will receive a confirmation email when the credit is sent to your bank account with the date the funds will be in your account. The funds availability policy is in the Membership and Accounts Agreement you received when you opened your account with University Credit Union.


You can request money from someone using their:

  • Name and email address: your contact will receive an email with instructions on how to pay the request
  • Name and mobile number: a text message will be sent to the recipient on your behalf with instructions on how to pay the request.


The person you requested money from has to sign up with Popmoney, if not registered already. Once he/she has signed up successfully and pays against the request, you should receive the payment within three business days. The payment will be deposited into the Eligible Transaction Account you selected when sending the request.


No. A fee will be deducted only if you receive a payment. No fee will be charged if the request is not paid.


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