Picking out a new car was easy. Getting the money to the dealership in Ecuador: not so much.
Ten years ago, when I lived in the U.S. and was paying for my Quito condo, I sent a series of installment payments from the U.S. It was a simple process. On each occasion, I went to my U.S. bank, sat at an officer's desk while she filled out a one-page wire transfer form .. and I signed.
Arranging a wire transfer this week from Chase Bank to the car dealership in Quito was a trickier process.
Coming up, what I learned...
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