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Jan
03

Federal Benefit Receivers Need To Go Electronic By March 1st

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If you still receive a paper check for your Social Security or other federal benefits payments, you are required by law to switch to an electronic payment option by March 1, 2013.  Karen Slunecka, SDSU Extension Family Resource Management Field Specialist…

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There are two payment options–direct deposit or Direct Express card, which is a prepaid debit card.  But what happens if an individual fails to make the switch…

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Those making the switch should have their 12-digit federal benefit check number, amount of most recent federal benefit check, financial institutions transit number and account number and type if using direct deposit.  The website again is www.GoDirect.org or call 800-333-1795
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