Do you get Social Security or another federal benefit payment by paper check? If so, you should know that you are now required by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to switch to an electronic payment option. By making the switch, you will help save taxpayers $1 billion over 10 years.
The deadline is March 1, 2013. Don't wait. It's fast, easy and free to switch to direct deposit today. You can sign up:
If you do not choose an electronic payment option by March 1, 2013, you will receive your payments via the Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card so you will not experience any interruption in payment.
The Time to Switch is Now
Don't wait for the deadline to make the switch. Take action today and start immediately enjoying the many advantages electronic payments have to offer:
When you are ready to make the switch, have your:
The March 1, 2013 deadline will be here before you know it. Make the switch today and cross it off your to-do list.