American Pulse™: Workers Plan to Save or Pay Down Debt with Extra Money from Stimulus

Almost thirty percent of Americans say the stimulus may not stimulate them to spend and instead will save their extra cash, according to the February American Pulse™ (N=4910). 24% will put it towards credit card bills and 20.3% will pay down installment loans. When it comes to the stimulus bill, close to two-thirds (66.1%) don’t believe that Congress read and understood the close to 1,100 pages before they voted on it. Further, 47.3% say that members of Congress used it to promote their own agendas.
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