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The Hartford Issues Debit Cards for Use in Disasters

HARTFORD, Conn. –After Hurricane Katrina hit, James Cauthen, like many other residents of coastal Louisiana and Mississippi, needed money.Everything the Cauthens owned was gone and they found themselves evacuated from their Slidell, La., home with nothing but a...

Pennsylvania Moves To Debit Cards

GOVERNOR RENDELL SAYS MOVE TO DEBIT CARDS FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CHECKS WILL SAVE TAXPAYERS $2 MILLION A YEAR SWITCH IMPROVES SECURITY, CONVENIENCE FOR CITIZENS   HARRISBURG – Governor Edward G. Rendell today said Pennsylvania taxpayers will save $2 million a...

North Dakota to Pay Unemployment Benefits by Debit Card

Job Service North Dakota will make unemployment insurance benefit payments electronically to debit cards carried by claimants, beginning in November 2007, and will stop mailing paper checks. Job Service has partnered with U.S. Bank to issue the ReliaCard® Visa® debit...

Study on Noncash Electronic Payments

Federal Reserve Study Shows That More Than Two-Thirds of Noncash Payments Are Now Electronic Minneapolis, Minn., December 10, 2007–The Federal Reserve’s 2007 study of noncash payments released today revealed that in 2006 more than two-thirds of all U.S noncash...