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    USTX5454 Posts: 11, Reputation: 1
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    Nov 10, 2018, 06:26 PM
    Money Transfer from US bank to US bank
    Wondering why does it takes 4-7 business days to transfer money from one bank to another bank in US?. I transferred money from Discover bank to Bank of america and it takes 5 days!! WTH?.

    With Remitly or RIAmoney transfer to INDIA from US, it takes 4hrs... But within US, it takes 5+ days?.

    What exactly is the delay?
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    talaniman Posts: 54,328, Reputation: 10855

    Nov 11, 2018, 07:37 AM
    Entirely up to the individual banks how they process bank transfers with other banks. 5 days is pretty standard for a waiting period. Depends on the policies and agreements they have between them, and past practice histories with other banks, and with the ones who are making those transfers.
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    USTX5454 Posts: 11, Reputation: 1
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    Nov 15, 2018, 03:29 PM
    OK.. My question was why so much delay... 5 days v/s 4hrs (dom v/s intl)...

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