So I’ve been told people with Social Security numbers ending in 00-20 have already received their stimulus package. Those ending in 21-75 will be getting them May 9, and 76-99 will receive them on May 16. I fall in the group that should see them today! From the sounds of these folks in Minnesota, the checks will be doing exactly what the gov’t was planning them to do, be spent. Granted, some on things that would be better off saved, but then again, not everyone reads personal finance blogs, eh? 🙂
When should I expect the cash?
The order in which the IRS sends out payments will be based on Social Security numbers. If your return was processed by April 15, here’s what you can expect:
Taxes and money can be funny, honey!
A few of the responses you see from people will certainly get a good laugh out of you. My favorite is the guy that says, “I’ll probably spend it at the casino.” Oh boy, I can think of much better ways to spend it, but then again, I’ve clearly got a different mindset and that’s exactly what the government DOESN’T want you to do with it. They’re hoping you spend it, and spend it quick!