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November 13, 2012
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U.S. Treasury urges Nevadans, others to switch to direct deposit

The 30,000 Nevadans who still are receiving paper checks will have to switch to either direct deposit or a Direct Express Debit Mastercard to receive their monthly benefits in the next four months, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

The deadline for all-electronic federal benefit payments is March 1, 2013, and is required by law.

In Nevada, more than 454,000 monthly federal benefit payments already are made via direct deposit into people's accounts at financial institutions, or via the Direct Express card for folks without such bank or credit institution accounts.

"If you or a loved one haven't …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 13, 2012 01:16AM Published Nov 13, 2012 01:15AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.