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Honoring Our Veterans

Every year we are reminded that large numbers of Military Veterans receive their benefits payments from both Veterans Affairs and...
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Honoring Our Veterans

Building an Inclusive Financial System (Aspen Institute)

A recent paper from the Aspen Institute caught the eye of the Direct Express® team due to its focus on...
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Building an Inclusive Financial System (Aspen Institute)

The Card Works Like a Dream [VIDEO]

We're revisiting some of the videos we made of cardholders talking about their Direct Express® card, how they use it...
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The Card Works Like a Dream [VIDEO]

Understanding the Schedule for Social Security Benefit Payments

Every year the Social Security Administration issues a publication laying out the Schedule of Social Security payments for the year....
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Understanding the Schedule for Social Security Benefit Payments

I use my Direct Express® Card as a Budgeting Tool [VIDEO]

We're revisiting some of the videos we made of cardholders talking about their Direct Express® card, how they use it...
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I use my Direct Express® Card as a Budgeting Tool [VIDEO]

Online and Computer Security Tips for Direct Express® Cardholders

Electronic payment tools, including network-branded prepaid debit cards such as Direct Express®, can be a target for criminal activity ranging...
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Online and Computer Security Tips for Direct Express® Cardholders

US House Hearing Discusses Banking the Unbanked

On July 21, the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions (part of the Committee...
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US House Hearing Discusses Banking the Unbanked

Direct Express & Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

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Direct Express & Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

My Direct Express® card helps me to budget and keep track of my money [VIDEO]

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My Direct Express® card helps me to budget and keep track of my money [VIDEO]

COVID-19 and FINTECH (Research Article)

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COVID-19 and FINTECH (Research Article)

2020 Cardholder Survey Tracks Impact of COVID-19 & Stimulus Payments

Overall Satisfaction Remains High at 92 percent.  The effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have been felt around the world...
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2020 Cardholder Survey Tracks Impact of COVID-19 & Stimulus Payments

Financial Capability Month and Direct Express®

Financial Capability Month On March 31, 2021, the White House issued a proclamation on National Financial Capability Month, which has...
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Financial Capability Month and Direct Express®

Federal Benefits Accessible via Direct Express®

The Direct Express® program launched more than 12 years ago when it began electronically issuing benefit payments to Social Security...
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Federal Benefits Accessible via Direct Express®

Economic Impact Payments and Direct Express® (Updated)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is currently issuing Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), also known as stimulus payments, to qualifying Americans. The...
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Economic Impact Payments and Direct Express® (Updated)

What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about digital payments

An article recently published by the World Economic Forum – the international non-governmental organization, most famous for its annual meeting...
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What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about digital payments

How PayPerks Helps Train Cardholders in Pandemic Safety

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How PayPerks Helps Train Cardholders in Pandemic Safety

Direct Express® Usage Fees

 A fundamental consideration from the very beginning of the Direct Express® program was to ensure cardholders were able to access...
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Direct Express® Usage Fees

Regulation E Protections and Direct Express®

The Direct Express® card offers a fast, convenient, and secure way for people to receive their federal benefit payments. An...
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Regulation E Protections and Direct Express®

Federal Reserve Report to Congress on Government Prepaid Cards

Last month (October 2020) the board of Governors of the Federal Reserve submitted a report to Congress detailing the findings...
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Federal Reserve Report to Congress on Government Prepaid Cards

Honoring Our Veterans

Large numbers of Military Veterans receive their benefits payments from both Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Health Administrations via Direct...
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Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

November 11th, 2021|

Every year we are reminded that large numbers of Military Veterans receive their benefits payments from both Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Health Administrations via Direct Express®. Along with the rest of America, we honor [...]

Stories

THESE STORIES FEATURE REAL DIRECT EXPRESS® CARDHOLDERS WHO HAVE GRANTED THEIR PERMISSION FOR THEIR PICTURES, QUOTES AND STORY TO APPEAR ON THIS SITE. THE DIRECT EXPRESS® TEAM NEVER SHARES PERSONAL INFORMATION WITHOUT EXPLICIT PERMISSION OF THE CARDHOLDER.

Cardholder Story #2 Garry, Florida [VIDEO]

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“I’m a Navy and Vietnam veteran. I’ve received the card for about six years now. The card saves time. It’s more convenient – I don’t carry cash because I’ve gotten used to carrying the Direct Express® card – so I really don’t need [cash]” A Better Budgeting Tool

Cardholder Story #3 Elizabeth, Florida [VIDEO]

Categories: Case Studies|

“I’m retired and have a disability and a supplemental insurance payment that comes [on the Direct Express® card]. This card helps me a lot. It makes so many times in the month when I don’t have to worry about having cash, or getting cash where it needs to be on time.” Confidence, Comfort & Convenience

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Direct Express® Glossary of Terms
FDIC Unbanked Survey 2017
US Financial Health Pulse 2019 Trends Report
“Using my Direct Express® card helps me to budget my money and keep track of it more efficiently”

Rosalind, Pennsylvania
Cardholder
“The card saves time. It’s more convenient – I don’t carry cash because I’ve gotten used to carrying the Direct Express® card”

Garry, Florida
Cardholder
“I don’t have to worry about having cash, or getting cash where it needs to be on time”

Elizabeth, Florida
Cardholder

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