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Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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Beginning now I have turned 66 and my benefits have changed

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beginning now I have turned 66 and my benefits have changed from disability to retirement, they have informed me that I will be paid the usual $886 for August around September 21st. Does that mean I will receive nothing during August?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Dr. Fiona Chen replied 11 months ago.

Dear Customer,

Your retirement payment will be received and start around September in a certain day because your birthday in August. Enclosed is the calendar schedule of payment for social security for 2016.

Social Security payments are always made for the previous month. Therefore, you should receive in August your disability payment for July in August.


Fiona Chen, MPA, Ph.D., CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP