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Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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My sister is trying to plan ahead before her death, she

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my sister is trying to plan ahead before her death, she asked me if she passes before the 15th of the month will she be paid for the whole month?
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: I don't know how much more I can tell you she has terminal liver cancer and they don't know when she will pass
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 10 months ago.

Hi. My name's Lane ... I can help here.

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The answer to that question is (kind of) yes, and no.

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Since benefits are paid a month behind (e.g. the benefit for January is paid in February), any payment received during the month of death is payable and does not have to be returned.

Expert:  Lane replied 10 months ago.

Please Let me know if you have ANY questions, before rating me.

But if this HAS helped, and you don’t have more questions on this, … I would appreciate a positive rating (using the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit")

Otherwise I won’t be compensated for the work here.

Thank you!

Lane