Payment Dates

What Does The Notice I Received Mean?

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I am 65 years old and I have been on Social Security since I'm 62 I got a letter saying the state of Pennsylvania will no longer pay for my Medicare Part D as of November 2016 I will have to start paying it as of December 2016 I just received the letter today and it's I'm fine with that but the thing I received a letter saying I will receive my January payment around February 3rd where I usually get my Social Security January 3rd does that mean I will not get a check in the month of January I'm not sure how they can do that how do I pay my rent and my other bills that is my only

Any Idea Why I Received An Extra Deposit On 10/5/2016?

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I received an extra deposit of $81 from Social Security on 10-5-16. Any idea why?

Hi,

No, but a number of other readers have mentioned getting similar payments in various amounts. I haven't heard of any special payments going out, but this is normally the time of year that Social Security processes automated benefit adjustments. So, the payment you received could be back pay due as a result of a retroactive rate adjustment for any of a variety of reasons (e.g. delayed retirement credits, additional earnings, etc.).

Why Did Social Security Deposit Extra Money Into My Account?

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Why did Social Security deposit extra money into my acct on Oct. 5, 2016? Did everyone receive extra money?
Thank you

Hi,

I haven't heard of any special payments going out, but this is normally the time of year that Social Security processes automated benefit adjustments. So, the payment you received could be back pay due as a result of a retroactive rate adjustment for any of a variety of reasons (e.g. delayed retirement credits, additional earnings, etc.).

Why Would I Receive Extra Deposits From Social Security?

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Larry, I had two direct payments totaling $666.00 plus my regular deposit was there as it is every month. Thank You......

Hi,

I have no idea. It could be a mistake, or Social Security could owe you the money for some type of back pay. Odd that it would be 2 payments in the same amount, though.

I would wait a week or two to see if you receive a letter explaining the payments. If you don't, I would double check with Social Security to see if they made a mistake.

Best, Jerry

Is There A Way To Find Out When My Social Security Check Will Be Paid?

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I have noticed that some people receive their Social Security payments on a specific date in the month (i.e. the 3rd) and some receive their payments on a day of the month (i.e. third Wednesday). Is there a look up table to see when Social Security pays?

Hi,

Here is one source I found: https://www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/handbook/handbook.01/handbook-0121.html.