There are other ways to stimulate the economy with your tax rebate check then by shopping .
This spring some 130 million American households will receive as much as $1,200 from the Bush administration's $168 billion economic stimulus plan. Checks between $300 and $600 for qualifying individuals and between $600 and $1,200 for married couples, with an additional $300 for each child under the age of 17, are already being distributed according to the
Internal Revenue Service
But before you relieve
you've been coveting, consider giving your mad money to charity. To learn how
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Jessica Wakeman is a staff writer for MainStreet.com.