Navigating Grief and Benefits When Both Parents Die

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Losing a parent is devastating. Losing both in a short time creates a unique set of emotional and practical challenges. Navigating grief can be overwhelming, especially when dealing with the Social Security system.

The experience of a financial planner

J.C. Corrigan, CFP®, founded Personal Financial Experiences, a financial planning firm based in Richmond, Virginia. He shared his experience with me so that others might avoid similar issues.

His parents had been married for 58 years.

His mom died on November 10, 2023. Only 32 days later, on December 12, 2023, his dad died.