Now, Google dominate every fields of internet, especially in search engine technology. Google is a giant corporations of information technology that is hard be challenged by any other company even Bing (formerly MSN) had to joined forces with Yahoo! to compete with Google search engine. Google also has resolved the domination of Microsoft's, through the development of Google Chrome.
There are two methods of payment offered to the Publisher, it is through checks and through Western Union. When the amount in your account reaches USD50, Google will send you a postcard that contains a confirmation code. This code seeks to ensure that your address is correct. Payment will not be managed if you have not received the code even if your account has reached the total USD 100.
When you select a check, usually takes a week to arrive at your residential in America, if you live in anywhere in the world it takes between 8 to 14 days to reach your home. Then you can insert a check in any commercial bank in your country. You need to go to the counter for this business. Do not put it in a ATM Fast Cheque, because you will be charged differently. To any country around the world the time used to convert the check was 30 days. The validity of this check is 3 months or 90 days.
What if you choose the Western Union method, you only need one day to demand your money into cash. So you will receive your money quickly. With Western Union, you can claim it at any commercial bank in the world with Western Union logo on their premises. Get the staff help you to fill in the claim form to claim your money.
Between the two options, I suggest that you choose Western Union as the method because it is faster and easier. You do not have to wait long for enjoying the fruits of your efforts in Google AdSense. This will increase your motivation to continue to work.
Comparison between The Checks and Western Union