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keeperumiami, Senior Tax Expert & Financial Planner
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I am retired and recieving a monthly. SS check directly

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I am retired and recieving a monthly. SS check directly deposited into my bank acct. Can I put my wife or daughter on the direct deposit acct where the monthly benefit check is sent so they also would have access to the funds being deposited
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  keeperumiami replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  keeperumiami replied 3 months ago.

Yes you may absolutely do that. You would simply make that arrangement at your bank.

You could either add them as joint owners or as authorized signatories on the account. Some banks only permit the latter if you have a commercial account. If that is the case, they would have to be joint owners on your existing personal account.

Steve G.