To keep getting your benefits check, sign up for electronic delivery

Source: Michelle Singletary - The Washington Post

The Treasury Department is facing a March 1 deadline to get millions of people who still receive their benefit payments by mail to convert to electronic delivery.

Affected are those receiving Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Veterans Affairs, Railroad Retirement Board or Office of Personnel Management benefits and other non-tax federal payments. The government has been gradually phasing out paper checks to save money. It costs 92 cents more to issue a paper check than it does to electronically deposit the benefit money.

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