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Stimulus: Updates for spring 2022

During the pandemic, the federal government sent out a few waves of stimulus checks.

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Now with inflation at an all time high, the extra money may be over.


How much will my Social Security benefit increase if I wait to file?

Will there be another stimulus?

Between March 2020 and February 2022, the US government invested about $5 trillion in stimulus money back into the economy. Out of that money around $1.8 trillion went directly to individuals, and another $1.7 trillion went to businesses. Find additional details here.

Some are demanding more direct payments, while others suggest that another stimulus would only increase inflation. In March 2022, inflation reached 8.5%.

Although federal stimulus is likely over for awhile, many states are offering some form of assistance.


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