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Why You Might Treat Your Third Stimulus Check Differently

By Hal M. Bundrick, CFP® March 11, 2021 NerdWallet

Immediate needs come first, then savings. Consider gifts to those in need and teaching your children about money.

Congress has passed the third stimulus check relief package, and President Joe Biden promptly signed it into law Thursday.

Here are the details of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, plus an actionable priority list of the best ways to use the money based on your current financial circumstances.


Hal M. Bundrick, CFP®
March 11, 2021

This article features insights from CFP Board Brand Ambassador Marguerita Cheng, CFP® and Michael H. Baker, CFP®.