After months of Congressional back-and-forth, qualified Americans are slowly receiving a second round of stimulus checks. Those receiving a check will get $600 individually, $1,200 for couples. The COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress also includes $300 a week for federal unemployment insurance and more.
The stimulus package was badly needed. Some 19 million people are currently utilizing unemployment insurance as COVID-19 cases reach all-time highs and America passed the 350,000 COVID-related deaths threshold.
How can individual Americans make the best use of a second stimulus check and federal unemployment assistance? We answer your questions and tell you what you need to know.