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Are your clients/students ready? Federal benefits go paperless!

Did you know? All federal benefits will be dispersed electronically through direct deposit or an online managed card starting March 1, 2013.

Are your students or clients ready for this??
Talk to them about digital and financial literacy!

For materials and training information visit:
http://www.godirect.org/partners/community-based-organizations/materials/

You can also sign up for a free webinar on December 5th with advocacy organizations and start helping to spread the word and prepare: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/447464544

Sponsored by the National Consumer Law Center, this webinar will address what will happen next year, what options seniors have, and how you can help them make the transition. We will also discuss new protections for bank accounts, the Direct Express prepaid card, and privately purchased prepaid cards.

Speakers:

  • Walt Henderson, Director, EFT Strategy Division, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Margot Saunders, Of Counsel, National Consumer Law Center
  • Lauren Saunders, Managing Attorney, National Consumer Law Center

Additional sponsorship for this Webinar is provided by a grant from the Administration on Aging. This webinar is part of a series of National Elder Rights Training Project webinars for the National Legal Resource Center.

 

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