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A Petition With Over 2 Million Signatures Calls for $2,000 Monthly Stimulus Checks for Every American

[Go Banking Rates, iStock] So far, more than 2 million have signed a petition calling for $2,000 monthly stimulus checks for every American. This petition was started by Stephanie Bonin, a Colorado restaurant owner, and was first posted on Change.org last year, reports Business Insider. In Bonin’s petition statement, she says that she is one of […]

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Stimulus checks to start arriving this weekend: 7 things you need to know

[CNET] The IRS and Treasury will begin processing and sending the $1,400 stimulus checks as soon as this weekend. But not everyone may get all their money immediately. Biden is now signing the American Rescue Plan at 1:30 pm this afternoon, per the White House.— Jim Tankersley (@jimtankersley) March 11, 2021Things are moving quickly for […]

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$600 stimulus payments will start going out Tuesday night, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says

[CNBC, REUTERS] The Trump administration will begin sending stimulus payments of up to $600 to millions of Americans as early as Tuesday evening.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the government would begin the process of mailing out paper checks on Wednesday for individuals without government-registered bank accounts.The deposits start as some in the Senate try to […]

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Federal benefits recipients who are owed stimulus money must act by Sept. 30 to get it

[USA TODAY, GETTY IMAGES] After the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act authorized economic stimulus payments for American families, the IRS sent out more than 160 million payments via direct deposit or check. Months after those payments were received, lawmakers have been struggling to come to a consensus on how to provide more COVID-19 money […]

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Next stimulus bill: HEALS Act would offer more than just another check

[CNET] A new $1,200 stimulus check could be just one of the benefits you might receive from the HEALS Act. Here are the other incentives proposed to offset the worst financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. For many, the big news […]

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Stimulus checks, back-to-work bonuses, bigger jobless benefits? What the next relief bill might look like

[CNBC, Reuters] KEY POINTS Washington negotiations over the next coronavirus relief package will likely get serious later this month.Many Americans are hoping for more direct financial relief through stimulus checks and enhanced unemployment. Meanwhile, some lawmakers have also discussed implementing back-to-work bonuses.One political analyst says that all three options could make the final cut as […]

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Stimulus checks: Prepaid debit cards come with fees and privacy strings attached

[CBS NEWS] The stimulus checks directed by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act, are aimed at helping American families weather the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. But the 4 million Americans who received their payments on prepaid debit cards may be struggling with additional headaches, such as the card’s fees for […]

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10 reasons why your stimulus check hasn’t arrived

[CNET] Dead ends, form issues, holdups: Do you meet the requirements for a stimulus payment, but you’re still waiting on your check from the IRS? One of these reasons could explain why it hasn’t shown up. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. By now, the IRS has […]

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3 Ways Parents Could Get More Stimulus Money

[The Motley Fool] Here’s what the House of Representatives’ stimulus bill offers to those with children. The coronavirus pandemic continues to have a huge impact on the entire world. In the U.S. alone, more than 86,000 people have died, tens of millions of people have lost their jobs, and many more are watching helplessly as […]

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When Are Paper Stimulus Checks Being Mailed?

[MONEY, GETTY IMAGES] Is the check in the mail? For many people receiving paper stimulus checks, the answer is: no, not yet. While tens of millions of taxpayers have already received $1,200 coronavirus stimulus payments, as part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, most of this coronavirus relief money so far has been sent via bank direct […]

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