GREAT WAYS TO USE YOUR REBATE CHECK

The stimulus checks from the IRS are rolling into American households.

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The stimulus checks from the IRS are rolling into American households. Generally, single taxpayers are getting $600, couples $1,200 and two-parent families $1,500 and up. (Find out how much you can expect and when it will arrive (opens in new tab).)

Whether you want to spend the money to boost the nation's economy or set it aside to help your personal economy, we have practical, smart and fun ideas for everyone, no matter the size of your windfall. Take a look. The slide show begins with the navigation bar at the right.