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IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY AND
OTHER FEDERAL BENEFITS
There is a
great deal of confusing and conflicting information circulating in the
press concerning changes to federal benefits checks that occured on
March 1, 2013. Here are the
While most Americans are now receiving their
federal benefits electronically, the Treasury cannot
force recipients to switch from paper checks.
will still receive a federal benefits check after March 1,
2013 if you have not chosen a direct deposit or
debit card option.
government’s solutions may not be right for you. You
have the right to
choose the one that best meets your
have many options for receiving your federal benefits where you
currently cash your checks. Ask a teller or store
manager about all your
service center and FiSCA are working to protect your right to choose how
you conduct your financial transactions so you can continue to conduct
them in the manner that is best for you.
Learn more by clicking the links
About Electronic Benefits Deadline?
Don’t New York Times, Jan. 10, 2013
Criticizes Treasury on Scare Tactics to Benefits
Recipients Jan. 9,
of FiSCA Chairman to House Committee on Ways and
Means, Subcommittee on Social Security, Hearing on Direct Deposit of
Social Security benefits Sept. 12,
of Treasury to House Committee on Ways and Means,
Subcommittee on Social Security, Hearing on Direct Deposit of Social
Security benefits Sept. 12,
FiSCA members, click here to
get more information and materials to use in your store.