If you’re still waiting for your Economic Impact Payments, you might be getting a debit card instead of a check in the mail. This, of course, is the money that’s meant to give relief due to the Coronavirus pandemic. You may have already gotten your payment by direct deposit or by check. But if you’re still waiting, watch your mailbox for either a check OR a VISA debit card. IMPORTANT REMINDER: the government will never, ever call, text, email, or ask you to click on a link they sent to activate your card or get your money. Here's the 101 (the 4-1-1, the "need to know", etc.) if your payment comes in the form of a debit card...
SOURCE: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Amanda H. Christensen, AFC is the Editor of the Utah Money Moms Blog and social media accounts. She loves a Diet Coke with lime, John Denver, making people laugh and teaching about personal finance best-practices.
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