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On What Day Of The Month Will I Be Paid?

I am getting my Husbend,s disability when he passed away i was getting it every 10th of every month then it stopped and was getting it on the first then i called them up at first they couldnt fine me stayed on the phone for a while and the person i had talked to came back to the phone to tell me i was going to get a letter telling me the change,s still waiting for that letter what should i do to make sure it does come on the 3 of every month


I'm sorry for your loss.

If you mean that you are receiving widow's benefits on your husband's record, then your payments will probably normally arrive on either the 2nd, 3rd or 4th Wednesday of each month depending on your husband's birth date. If he was born in the first 10 days of a month you would be paid on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. If he was born between the 11th & 20th of a month, you would be paid on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, and if he was born after the 20th of a month you would be paid on the 4th Wednesday.

Your payment date could be different, though, depending on when you started receiving benefits and whether or not you also receive benefits on your own Social Security record (

Best, Jerry

Sep 28 2017 - 6:51am
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