President Obama Tightens Security on Government-Issued Debit Cards

Even the federal government is feeling uneasy about the security of debit and credit cards. Reacting to the incredible number of data breaches at major retail chains, the United States government will now require that all federal benefits issued via … Continue reading

Social Security Benefits Go Paperless on March 1

Anyone receiving Social Security or other federal benefits has until March 1 to switch to electronic payments or prepaid debit cards. In a cost saving measure, the government started a program in May 2011 to eventually eliminate the paper checks … Continue reading