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  • All Federal Benefits Will be Paid Electronically ( – 12/21/10)
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that all federal benefit and non-tax payments will soon be paid electronically.  If you apply for federal benefits on or after May 1, 2011, you will need to choose your preferred electronic payment option when you enroll to receive benefits. If you're already getting federal benefits by paper check, you will need to switch to electronic payments by March 1, 2013.
  • Right Fears Entitlements are Killing American Dream (NPR – 5/31/12)
    A discussion of the positions of President Obama and Mitt Romney about government assistance.
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