Direct Deposit or Debit Card? Learn More about Low-cost Checking Account Options in Your Area for Your Social Security Benefits
Authored By: Georgia Legal Services Program®
Bank and Credit Union Location Maps
In 2013, you will have to make a decision about how you receive your Social Security benefits. You will no longer receive a paper check beginning in 2013. You will have two choices: 1) Have your Social Security benefits direct deposited into your checking account OR 2) Receive a Debit Card from a financial institution.
Click on the "push pins" on the two maps below to view contact information for the banks and credit unions listed here that have free or low-cost checking accounts.
We do not endorse or recommend any particular bank or credit union.
Map 1: Athens First Bank and Trust First, American Bank and Trust, Oconee State Bank Pinnacle Bank
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Map 2: BB&T, Georgia United Credit Union, Regions, SunTrust, Wells Fargo
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