Direct deposit is safer, easier and more convenient than getting a paper check in the mail. Yet despite the advantages, many people who rely on Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and VA Compensation and Pension payments still get checks.
The U.S. Department of Treasury and the Federal Reserve Banks are sponsoring Go Direct, a campaign to motivate people who receive federal benefit checks to use direct deposit.
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Q: What is it?
A: Direct deposit is a system whereby a payment which you receive regularly, such as your salary or social security, is electronically credited to your account.
Q: What does it mean?
A: No more waiting for a paycheck to arrive in the mail, then having to go deposit it at the bank in poor weather! Now, come payday, without having to do anything, you'll have access to your money almost instantaneously! What could possibly be more convenient and, since it's free, more affordable?
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Absolutely nothing.
Q: How do I get it?
A: Talk to a First Dakota Personal Banker to find out how you can make the necessary arrangements to enjoy this tremendous customer convenience.