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Social Security Administration encourages direct deposit

by Staff | March 9th, 2011

March 9, 2011

Those who receive Social Security benefits will have them direct deposited into  a bank or credit union account, or Direct Express debit MasterCard by March 1, 2013, according to newsobserver.com.

Though it’s been reported previously, the Social Security Administration is strongly encouraging those who receive Social Security benefits to set up an account.

Those who sign up for Social Security benefits will automatically receive their benefits electronically.

What issues or concerns do you have about Social Security benefits being direct deposited? Do you think there could be an increased risk for identity theft?

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Social Security beneficiaries to receive checks via direct deposit

by Staff | December 21st, 2010

December 21, 2010

Social Security beneficiaries will start receiving their checks by direct deposit starting in May.

According to CNN, eight of 10 Social Security recipients already has a  direct deposit account.

With more people apply for Social Security benefits over the next several years, this will help save millions of dollars for taxpayers.

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Do you think it’s fair for everyone to be required to set up a direct deposit bank account to receive Social Security benefits? What are the potential problems with this method of payment?

If you need help getting Social Security benefits you deserve to get your put your life back on track, the Social Security lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.