Social Security Payments Will Be Made On Time Now That Debt Ceiling Raised

Social Security payments, including disability payments,  for August 3, 2011 will be made on time now that an agreement has been reached to raise the U.S. debt ceiling.  Payments for August 10, 17 and 24 also will be made as scheduled. People still receiving paper checks from Social Security should sign up for Direct Deposit, the secure and convenient way to receive Social Security payments.   All current beneficiaries must switch to electronic payments by March 1, 2013.