Congress still can’t get its act together on giving Americans more of those $1,200 coronavirus “stimulus checks,” similar to the direct payments made in the spring.
Another round of cash to relieve financial pain and stimulate the economy was missing from a COVID-19 relief bill that died in the Senate this month. Since then, a bipartisan group of lawmakers has proposed a $1.5 trillion package that includes new stimulus payments, but it’s not clear if the plan will go anywhere.
If you could use another $1,200 right now, don’t wait for Washington to sort things out. You can find your own sources of cash, to give yourself a stimulus check. Check out these nine ways to do that.
1. Cut your car insurance costs
If you’re like most people, your car insurance is due every six months. It’s very easy to get complacent and just blindly keep paying your premiums