C’mon to my house, to my house…

August 1, 2008 0 Comments

“Bought 8 sheets of OSB subfloor and 20 boxes of laminate floor which I installed throughout our house. Since I can’t sell my house, I figured we might as well improve it. The dogs were existing. “ Jeff, 34, Mechanical DesignerCincinnati, OH

Thanks for nothing!

July 14, 2008 0 Comments

“I have yet to get mine, but it will be spent on my house payment, and electric bill….Thanks, G-dub, but I didn’t stimulate the economy!” Jess, 24Elroy, Wisconsin

Down on luck

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“Well, I was laid off from my job about a week before the check arrived. While I am very grateful the check came when it did, I ended up paying the monthly bills until my unemployment kicked in. Oh well for paying off the credit card as planned…” HelenMinneapolis, MN

Basic Necessities

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“My husband was laid off of work for six months recently. I was very glad to be getting some much needed extra money to catch up on bills, put food on the table for my son and us, etc. “ Jennifer L, 32, HR admin/manufacturing/KCMOIndependence, MO

Single mom

July 4, 2008 0 Comments

“as a single mom with no child support being paid over 11 years, i like most spent my check on bills so we arn’t homeless or with out electric or food….. it helped but isn’t going to solve the rising problem.” erin hewlett, 29, SCRfairfield, ohio

Not enough…

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“We spent most our check on bills that were months behind! And my husband and I actually got to have a date night…first one in almost 6 months! The rest went to our sons 2nd birthday and savings. But it won’t stay there long…we need a bigger house! So the stimulus helped but not nearly …

Single mom just trying to make the ends meet

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent $600 of my stimulus check on the deposit of a new apartment because my current landlord never paid the mortgage, until I got the letter from the bank saying I had 30 days to get out because the house was being foreclosed upon. And when ever I receive the $300 I will use …

Movin on up…

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“We got outta the in-laws and finally got our first apartment!!! THANKS DUB-YA!!” Zac, 20, Self-employed/moverAustin, TX

Security Deposit

July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“We paid for our security deposit for a new duplex rental.” Jolene, 33, Marketing Director /Somerville ArchitectsGreen Bay, WI


July 3, 2008 0 Comments

“I spent my money on catching up on bills, such as rent, gas, groceries, and utilities. I got $600, $300 for me and $300 for my child and I’m sorry but if they wanted people to use this money for luxury reasons, I feel they should have given a lot more due to the economy. …