The Treasury Department has introduced a prepaid debit card for Social Security payments and other federal benefits.

The Direct Express Debit MasterCard is aimed at people without bank accounts as a safe alternative to paper checks. The card is being introduced in 10 states and will be rolled out nationwide this summer.

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