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Can I Change The Day Of The Month That I'm Paid Benefits?

Hello Larry, My Bill's come monthly but I get Socal Security on the 2nd Wednesday of the month which means that 4 out of 12 months I receive my payment at 5 week intervals. This causes me a hardship is there and recourse for this,getting paid every 5 weeks is tuff.


Sorry, but no. Since May 1997, the day on which a person's Social Security payment is made is determined by their day of birth. Workers born in the first 10 days of a month are paid on the second Wednesday of each month. Workers born in the second 10 days of a month are paid on the 3rd Wednesday, and workers born after the 20th of a month are paid on the 4th Wednesday (

Best, Jerry

Aug 7 2020 - 12:02pm
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