Money-Order Transactions

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Money-Order Transactions

 

operations performed by credit institutions (banks and savings offices) and communications enterprises (postal and telegraph offices) in the course of issuing money orders authorized by legal persons or by individuals.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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They use money orders to pay their rent and utility bills and to send money to loved ones." (About 25% of all money-order transactions involve sending money to a parent, student or sibling.)