U.S. Treasurer Kicks off One-Year Countdown to All-Electronic Social Security Payments |

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the U.S. Treasurer Encourages remaining check recipients to switch now to the safety and convenience of electronic payments and help save taxpayers $1 billion.
Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios today started an official countdown clock at an event in Washington, D.C., marking one year until the March 1, 2013 deadline when all federal benefit recipients must receive their Social Security and other federal benefit payments electronically. Treasurer Rios urged remaining federal benefit check recipients to switch now and help taxpayers save $1 billion over 10 years.