Moneygram International, Inc.
February 4, 2009

MoneyGram to Release Fourth Quarter, Year-End Financial Results Feb. 26

Conference Call Scheduled

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MoneyGram International, Inc. (NYSE: MGI) will announce its fourth quarter and year-end financial results on Thursday, Feb. 26. Anthony Ryan, president and chief executive officer, and Dave Parrin, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will host a conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET that day.

To listen to the call, dial 1-888-668-1636 in the U.S. and enter pass code 4068403. The earnings news release will be available prior to the call on MoneyGram's website at www.moneygram.com.

A replay of the call will be available for one week at 1-888-203-1112 for U.S. callers or 1-719-457-0820 for international callers. The confirmation code will be 4068403.

About MoneyGram International, Inc.

MoneyGram International offers more choices, more control and more power for people separated by distance or with limited bank relationships to meet their financial needs. A leading global payment services company, MoneyGram International helps consumers to pay bills quickly and safely send money around the world in as little as 10 minutes. Its global network is comprised of 176,000 agent locations in more than 180 countries and territories. Its convenient and reliable network includes retailers, international post offices and financial institutions. Now, MoneyGram offers its most loyal customers MoneyGram Rewards for cash discounts on eligible money transfers from the U.S. – visit www.mymoneygram.com to register today. To learn more about money transfer or bill payment at an agent location or online, please visit www.moneygram.com.

Source: MoneyGram International, Inc.

MoneyGram International, Inc.
Lynda Michielutti, 952-591-3846
lmichielutti@moneygram.com