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Can I have my benefits sent by check, can I mhave my SSA

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can I have my benefits sent by check
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: can I mhave my SSA sent by check
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?
Customer: NO
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  emc011075 replied 2 months ago.

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Once you started receiving benefits by direct deposit, or applied after 2011 you cannot receive benefits by check any more. You have two options: receive benefit as direct deposit into your own account or request a prepaid card that will be loaded every month. The card works the same ways as any debit card.