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When should I get my first pension payment?

Discussion in 'Retirement' started by Brianthedog, Apr 5, 2019.

  1. Brianthedog

    Brianthedog Occasional commenter

    i retired last Friday (hurray) and my lump sum landed in my bank on Saturday. My birthday is on the 7th, so I believe I should get my monthly pension on the 6th, which is tomorrow (Saturday).
    Should I therefore get the payment today or do I have to wait til Monday? Or, will I get nothing this month and have to wait til May?
     
  2. rikkitar52

    rikkitar52 New commenter

    U wait a month
     
  3. Sundaytrekker

    Sundaytrekker Star commenter

    Probably wait a month and it’s not the pension for the whole month just the pension from your retirement date until your birthday date. I got surprised by that when my first payment was two weeks worth not a month’s worth.
     

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