Articles from: 2012


Social Security Paperless Payments Will Disadvantage Millions

December 27th, 2012 -

Some Seniors Resist Electronic Social Security Payments

November 9th, 2012 -

Safeguarding Social Security Checks as They Go Electronic

September 24th, 2012 -

Rush to Digital Leaves too Many Behind

September 10th, 2012 - An insurance bill in the California State Assembly was pulled from further consideration. The bill was an example of how the rush to make all things...

Savings Bond Petition Brings Together A Unique Coalition Of Supporters

May 25th, 2012 - As of January 1st, 2012, the US Treasury Department ended the sale of paper savings bonds; the public has responded with a petition to bring...

New Virus Hacks Your Bank Account, Covers Tracks

January 6th, 2012 - With online theft growing in both threat and sophistication, paper records remain essential for good record-keeping 

Social Security Direct Deposit Mandate is Discriminatory & Poses Significant Risks for Seniors

September 20th, 2012 -

Consumers for Paper Options Statement to Committee on Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security Statement.pdf

September 1st, 2012 - Group describes issues with Social Security direct deposit mandate, including security problems, waiver issues and rampant fraud.

AARP "Paper by Choice" Survey

October 1st, 2012 - An AARP survey conducted in October 2012 found that Americans of all ages prefer to receive retirement plan documents on paper, despite efforts by both...

National Consumer Law Center Testimony

September 1st, 2012 - Testifiying before a Congressional subcommittee, NCLC of counsel, Margot Freeman Saunders, describes critical issues with the Social Security Administration's direct deposit mandate. These issues include...