• stimulus check June 2, 2020 11:10 pm

    Don't Throw Away Your Stimulus Check Debit Card

    Leslie Gaydos explains why you should double check that you haven’t accidentally thrown out your stimulus check in the form of a debit card.

  • coronavirus May 29, 2020 3:35 am

    People Are Throwing Out Stimulus Checks — Because They Look Like Junk Mail

    Some Americans may be unwittingly throwing their long-awaited stimulus check in the trash. That’s because, starting last week, the Treasury Department and the IRS started sending out economic impact payments in regular white envelopes that could be confused for junk mail. While some people have already received their payment as a direct deposit or paper check in the mail, almost 4...

  • financial hardship May 26, 2020 2:32 am

    How to Make Your Money Last a Little Longer During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Some 90-percent of Americans are receiving a stimulus check from the government, but for many it won’t be enough to get them through the coronavirus crisis and they’ll still have to prioritize which bills get paid and which don’t. Consumer Reports has some advice on how to make that money last a little longer. Leslie Gaydos has...

  • stimulus checks April 22, 2020 8:54 pm

    Stimulus Check Concerns

    The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending out stimulus checks to help people amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but many people are still wondering where those checks are.

  • stimulus check April 22, 2020 8:56 pm

    Where's My Stimulus Check? Answers to Some Commonly Asked Questions

    The Internal Revenue Service began distributing direct payments to millions of Americans last week, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, but plenty of people are having issues with the “Get My Payment” portal, which offers information about the status of payments. “The first day it was a mess,” taxpayer Chris Carson said. “I logged...

  • IRS scam April 6, 2020 10:37 pm

    Beware of Stimulus Check Scams

    If you will be receiving money from the government for the COVID-19 economic impact, you are at risk of being scammed. The IRS criminal division is warning people that criminals will be using these coronavirus relief checks as an opportunity to commit a crime. Consumer Investigative reporter Leslie Gaydos has the details on what you need to know:

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