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Why Haven't I Received My Social Security Yet?

today is the 3rd.week of this month. i still have not received mf social security my date of birth 1/18/46. is this another jab by our country lies to promote socialism

Hi. There isn't enough information in your question for me to even know when your monthly benefits should be paid (https://faq.ssa.gov/en-us/Topic/article/KA-01957). If you are normally paid earlier in the month, though, then you should probably call Social Security to find out the status of your payment.

Best, Jerry

Posted: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 07:54

Why Was My Payment Early This Month?

My SS was deposited in my checking acct Feb. 17th this year. I get it on the 4th Wed. of the month since my birthday is the 23. Why was it a week early this month?

Hi. I'm sorry, but I would need access to your Social Security records to be able to answer your question. February 17th wasn't a normal payment date for Social Security benefits, so you'll need to call Social Security to find out if they can provide an explanation.

Best, Jerry

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 12:58

Where Is My Payment For January 2022?

Hello Larry, I received a letter today from the ssa. It stated that my ssdi checks will no longer be received on the fourth Wednesday of each month. They will now be received on the 3rd of each month because the state of Ohio will now be paying for my Medicaid.I received a check on January 26th and I know it was December 2021payment. It is now February 19th 2022 and when I receive my new payment date of March 3rd 2022 it will be for February 2022....My question is where is my January 2022 payment?

Posted: 
Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 14:55

When Will I Get My Benefit Payments?

If I have been getting paid on the 3rd of the month. In that case my birthday is the 31st of January. If I don't receive a check on the 3rd that means all of my finances will be discombobulated due to Auto pays and first of the month utility dates. So I would be without income .So can I expect my check deposit on the 3rd of Feb and the new dispensation on Feb 23 and on the 4 Wed in the following months. What I've read is unclear & stressing me out.Please help me understand the reality

Posted: 
Monday, January 31, 2022 - 15:01

Do I Need To Contact Social Security About My Payment Date?

I'm 87 yrs old, I've been on Social Security for many, many years. My S S pmt has always been deposited on the third of each month, now according to SS, they will deposit my pmt. on the fourth Wednesday of the month., My Birthday is August 21st. Do I need to to contact Social Security? This changes my monthly obligations.

Hi. Only Social Security has access to your records, so if your payment date is changing then you'd need to call them for an explanation. You aren't allowed to voluntarily change your payment date, however.

Posted: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:50

Why Was I Paid Early This Month?

I normally receive my payments on the 4th Wednesday of the month. But this month, January 2022, I received payment on January 21st, a Friday. I don't see any holiday associated. Why was I paid early?

Hi. I have no idea. I suppose it's possible that your bank credited your account sooner that it was supposed to, but that's only a guess.

Best, Jerry

Posted: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 15:10
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