What is commingling money and how should you pay bills while in the process of applying for benefits?
When you are applying for government benefits it is very important that you do not commingle funds that belong to the applicant with another person’s money. The applicant should pay for as much of their living expenses as they can from their own account and directly to the creditor. If a bill cannot be paid-in-full from the applicant’s funds and someone else is planning to pay the difference they should always pay directly to the creditor. They should not give funds to the applicant. While [...]