Many of you are getting a stimulus check. here some ways you might want to use it depending on your financial situation.
If you are working fewer hours or out of work, you should use this check to cover essential bills and any debt you may have. Essentials include things like food, housing, utilities, and insurance.
As for debt, such as a credit card balance or car payment, it's important to pay at least the minimum on your balance.
Try to stretch your stimulus check as far as possible, you don't know how long this situation will last. Go read up on how to budget your money if don't have a job.
If you're living paycheck to paycheck, but are able to cover your necessities and debt obligations with your paycheck, but don't have money left over at the end of the month to save, "use this one-time payment to start, or add to, your emergency fund. Don't go buy anything unless you truly need it.
If you're living comfortably with a full emergency fund, and you are fully stocked with three to six months' worth of expenses, use the check to start saving toward other goals. "If you don't need it in the near future, you should either save it or invest it for the longterm. Another option is to donate some, or all, of the money you receive.