Happy First Birthday, Kairi!

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“My husband and I spent ours on bills, an investment and our daughter, Kairi. It was for her First Birthday!!” Manon Barwick, 23, Graphic ArtistSumter, South Carolina

Money well spent

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“Well i went ahead a bought a smith & wesson 38 special with my stimulus check. A my buddies bought the other guns with there bush checks. We thought with the way things are going in this country of ours that we might need them because im sure things are gonna get a lot worse …

Room to grow

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” We needed an office and a guest room. Our Basement was unfinished but with our stimulus check we built them both. My husband did all the work we just needed to buy the supplies. Thanks Home Depot! “ Missy Hickcox, 26, Research/Biotech/Cheshire CTWaterbury, CT

OMG, WE NEEDED THAT MONEY ……

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“Well this is a little different… My husband & I received our letter informing us Our Stimulus check had gone out… We were very excited.. We were going to go to a ‘Car Auction & get a car/clunker. Something to get us around so He can go to work… Wednesday my husband wakes me up, …

Bought a new four wheeler!!

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“Planning a trip to Colorado soon!” KristenAmarillo, TX

The drains of home ownership

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“My husband and I bought a new house in November 07 so we spent all $1200 buying different things for the house…a new shed, a new lawn mower (an unexpected expense since the red one in the pic died already), a patio set, a new grill and some of the wood needed for our new …

Stayin cool in my car for the summer…….and Puerto Rico!

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“Right after getting my stimulus check, all of a sudden my 7 year old BMW had some kind of anti-freeze problem in which I had to replace the entire coolant compartment which was cracked, totaling about $650 so that’s what my check went for. As a bonus though, I caught a really good deal from …

Bought an Odyssey!

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“We used our check as a down payment on a used mini-van. Our family was growing and so were gas prices in our SUV!” Paige, 25, Domestic GoddessSatsuma, Alabama

Reality

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“I spent mine stocking up my home with staples from BJ’s Warehouse and tried to save some but my car needed repairing at the cost of $400. I was planning on saving some for car repairs anyway. I stocked up because my mom and I are trying to make ends meet and she is disabled …

Health Insurance is a B*tch

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“Almost are whole stimulus check went to paying health insurance so we could continue to go to school, the left overs combined with our tax return paid for a new computer after our old one crashed” Kileen, 22, JanitorProvo, UT