Dec 29, 2020
How those $600 checks are likely to be spent
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On today's show: Americans are likely to spend their relief checks on necessities right away. Plus, public transit is getting $14 billion in aid.
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Back in March, many people didn't spend all of their relief money right away. That may be more difficult this time around.
Many received PPP loans. And that means new tax questions for 2021 filings.
The money will let agencies avoid doomsday scenarios of thousands of layoffs and drastic service cuts.
Opportunity and crisis often go hand in hand. Don't "erase the very human pain that's at the core," psychotherapist Megan Devine says.