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How are Americans Using Their Stimulus Payments?

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About 85.5% of respondents to the U.S. Census Bureau’s experimental Household Pulse Survey said they had received or expected someone in the household to receive an Economic Impact Payment or stimulus check.

The majority of adults in households that received a stimulus check from the federal government say they used it or planned to use most of it on household expenses.  The responses were collected June 11-16, week 7 of the survey sent to 1,172,900 households by email and SMS text messages; 73,472 households responded….Read more.