Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
Stimulus checks: How much money will you get, and when? (CBS Money Watch). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the checks could arrive in about three weeks. But first the House of Representatives needs to give its stamp of approval.
Six smart ways to spend your stimulus check (Kiplinger). Windfalls are often squandered. Think ahead about how to best use the money.
How to build an emergency fund in the middle of an emergency (NY Times). It isn’t too late to build a savings reserve.
Are you prepared to hand over your finances to someone in an emergency? (USA Today). Use this crisis to see if you have your essential paperwork in order.
What do I do if I can’t afford my car payment? (Clark Howard). Lots of lenders are providing flexibility.
I tried shopping for groceries online. Here’s what happened. (USA Today). Options for staying stocked up without going to into a grocery store.
Stop watching Netflix, and tackle these 8 tech projects instead (Fast Company). As long as you’re healthy, being stuck at home may give you time to get to some important projects that have been lingering on the back burner.
Building a career that matters (Cal Newport). Counterintuitive advice worth considering.
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