Do you receive federal benefits? Switch deadline looming

February 7, 2013 at 6:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press

The U.S. Department of the Treasury reported that 5 million checks continue to be mailed to federal beneficiaries each month. On March 1, 2013, the electronic payment law goes into effect and the Treasury Department is urging Social Security and other federal benefit recipients to switch now to either direct deposit or the Direct Express Debit MasterCard card. Continue Reading