Articles from: 2012


Articles

Social Security Paperless Payments Will Disadvantage Millions

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.rollcall.com/news/runyan_social_security_paperless_payments_will_disadvantage_millions-220352-1.html

December 27th, 2012 -

Some Seniors Resist Electronic Social Security Payments

http://paperoptions.org/http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2012/11/some-seniors-resist-electronic-social-security-payments/

November 9th, 2012 -

Safeguarding Social Security Checks as They Go Electronic

http://paperoptions.org/http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/safeguarding-social-security-checks-as-they-go-electronic/#postComment

September 24th, 2012 -

Rush to Digital Leaves too Many Behind

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.risiinfo.com/blogs/Rush-to-digital-leaves-too-many-behind.html

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

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.learnbonds.com/bring-back-paper-savings-bonds/

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

http://paperoptions.org/http://www.newser.com/story/136984/new-virus-hacks-your-bank-account-covers-tracks.html

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

http://paperoptions.org/http://paperoptions.convergencecms.co/templates/files/Social_Security_Press_Release.pdf

September 20th, 2012 -

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

http://paperoptions.org/http://paperoptions.convergencecms.co/templates/files/CPO_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

http://paperoptions.org/http://paperoptions.convergencecms.co/templates/files/aarp-survey.pdf

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

http://paperoptions.org/http://waysandmeans.house.gov/uploadedfiles/saunderstestimony.9.12.2012.pdf

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...