Articles from: 2011


Articles

US Savings Bonds Go Paperless

http://paperoptions.org/http://finances.msn.com/saving-money-ideas/bed00853-b563-4d40-bb6d-10f8e53e0c66

December 21st, 2011 - By eliminating the option to buy paper savings bonds, many people without computer access or ability will no longer be able to purchase them.

The New Digital Divide

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/04/opinion/sunday/internet-access-and-the-new-divide.html?_r=1

December 3rd, 2011 - Increasingly, we are a country in which only the urban and suburban well-off have truly high-speed Internet access, while the rest — the poor and...

Social Security Statements: Observations on SSA's Plans for the Social Security Statement

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-787T?source=ra

July 8th, 2011 -

Can Lobbying Preserve Paper Documents for the Oldest Seniors?

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.ageinplacetech.com/blog/can-lobbying-preserve-paper-documents-oldest-seniors

February 19th, 2011 -

Consumers Overwhelmingly Support Paper Options, New Poll Shows

http://paperoptions.org/http://paperoptions.convergencecms.co/templates/files/cpo-poll-release-9-29.pdf

September 29th, 2011 - In a recent poll, 72% of consumers surveyed said they would like for the government to continue to provide paper copies of essential documents. CPO...

Why the Social Security Earnings Statement Should be Re-instated

http://paperoptions.org/http://paperoptions.convergencecms.co/templates/files/July2011W&MStatement.pdf

July 8th, 2011 - ...Subcommittee, House Ways & Means Committee. Submitted for the record for the July 8, 2011 Hearing on Social Security Finances...

Social Security Statements: Observations on SSA’s Plans for the Social Security Statement

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-787T?source=ra

July 8th, 2011 - The Social Security Statement (the statement) is the federal government's main document for communicating with more than 150 million workers about their Social Security benefits....

Runaway Bandwagon: How the Government's Push for Direct Deposit of Social Security Exposes Seniors to Predatory Bank Loans

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.nclc.org/images/pdf/pr-reports/runaway-bandwagon.pdf

June 1st, 2011 - This 2010 Study by the National Consumer Law Center shows that the push to require senior citizens to receieve their social security benfits via direct deposit leaves...