VA Urges Veterans to Sign Up for Direct Deposits
Treasury Publishes Final Regulation to Phase Out Paper Checks by 2013
On March 1, 2013, VA will stop issuing paper checks. People who do not have electronic payments for their federal benefits by that time will receive their funds via a pre-paid debit card. Called the Direct Express card, it is issued by Comerica Bank as the financial agent of the U.S. Treasury.